Illustrated Dictionary Of Vedic Rituals

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : H. G. Ranade | Publisher : Educa Books

ISBN 10 : 817305309X
ISBN 13 : 9788173053092

Illustrations; Plates; 30cm. - The present lexicon explains the meaning and significance of ritualistic terms frequently occurring in the Srautasutras, together with a short descri..

Discovering The Vedas

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Frits Staal | Publisher : Penguin Books India

ISBN 10 : 0143099868
ISBN 13 : 9780143099864

In this unprecedented guide to the Vedas, Frits Staal, the celebrated author of Agni: The Vedic Ritual of the Fire Altarand Universals: Studies in Indian Logic and Linguisticsexami..

Vedic Voices

Pub Date : 2015-04-01 | Author : David M. Knipe | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190266738
ISBN 13 : 0190266732

For countless generations families have lived in isolated communities in the Godavari Delta of coastal Andhra Pradesh, learning and reciting their legacy of Vedas, performing daily..

Beyond Sacred Violence

Pub Date : 2010-06-01 | Author : Kathryn McClymond | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801896293
ISBN 13 : 0801896290

For many Westerners, the term sacrifice is associated with ancient, often primitive ritual practices. It suggests the death—frequently violent, often bloody—of an animal victim..