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A Vedic Reader for Students
A Vedic Reader for Students

A Vedic Reader for Students

by Arthur A Macdonell

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Product ID:11094

Language

multilingual

Publisher

Motilal Banarsidass

ISBN

812081018X - Year: 2006 - Pages: 263

Binding

Paperback

Arthur A Macdonell

Author: Arthur A Macdonell
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Year: 2006
Language: multilingual
Pages: 263
ISBN/UPC (if available): 812081018X

Description

This volume contains thirty hymns of the Rigveda in the original Samhita and Pada texts, with transeration, translation, explanatory notes, introduction and vocabulary.

This Readeris meant to be a companion volume to author's Vedic Grammar. It contains thirty hymns selected from the Rgveda primarily for students who, while acquainted with classical Sanskrit, are beginners of Vedic lacking the aid of a teacher with adequate knowledge of the earliest period of the language and literature of India.

In conjunction with the author’s Vedic Grammar, the Reader aims at supplying all that is required for the complete understanding of the selections. A copious Index has been added for the purpose of enabling the student to utilize to the full the summary of Vedic philosophy which this book contains.

Contents

Preface

Introduction

Vedic Hymns

Agni
Savitr
Marutas
Visnu
Dyavaprthivi
Indra
Rudra
Apam napat
Mitra
Brhaspati
Usas
Agni
Parjanya
Pusan
Apas
Mitra-Varuna
Surya
Asvina
Varuna
Mandukas
Visve devas
Soma
Funeral Hymn
Pitaras
Gambler
Purusa
Ratri
Hymn of Creation
Yama
Vata

Vocabulary

General Index

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