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The Hymns of the Rgveda -  A set of 2 Volumes
The Hymns of the Rgveda - A set of 2 Volumes

The Hymns of the Rgveda - A set of 2 Volumes

by Ralph T H Griffith

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Language

English

Publisher

LP Publications

ISBN

8175363347 - Year: 1995 - Pages: 1373

Binding

Hardcover

Ralph T H Griffith
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Author: Ralph T H Griffith
Publisher: LP Publications
Year: 1995
Language: English
Pages: 1373
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175363347

Description

A unique readable and intelligible work which brings within the easy reach of all English-knowing readers, a translation of the hymns of the Rig Veda which aims to be close to the spirit of the original.

The Rig Veda derives its name from the work Rik, which means a mantra, in which the collection of mantras or hymns consisting of Verses are intended for loud recitation. The verses in Rig Veda are divided into ten mandalas or books (Vol. 1 and II contain 6 and 4 manadlas) which are further sub-divided into hymns. The hymns are in praise of the Supreme Being. There are also hymns addressed to Gods representing natural phenomena. Domestic gods and abstract gods.

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