1.Beginnings - The Vedas
Main Divisions of Indian Religious Literature. Sruti (considered of divine origin, revealed to the rshi who introduced it). Vedas: Rig Veda – Yajur Veda – Sama ...
II-01 - BEGINNINGS - THE VEDAS
2.Soma in Indian Religion
In Indian mythology the Sanskrit word 'mela' means a 'festival' and. 'Kumbh' means a .... In the Rig Veda, the sacramental basis of the Vedic religion was the ...
3.Tantra and Veda: The Untold Story By Roar Bjonnes Introduction ...
bringing with them, according to Sarkar, the first portion of their vast scriptures, the Rig. Veda. Hence, Indian culture eventually became a philosophical, spiritual ...
BJONNES HISTORY OF VEDIC AND TANTRIC INDIA - A SARKAR PERSPECTIVE
4.The Soma Drinker of Ancient India: An Ethno-Botanical Retrospection
In Rig Veda (R.V.), 'Soma' is projected as an ... specific plant species of Soma, used by the Vedic .... Indian Medicinal Plants, by Kritikar and Basu, 1918).
According to the Mahabharata and the Rig Veda, the wars were fought in air, on land .... Coined the word “shampoo”: [Hindi: massage (champana) morphed into ...
6.RIGVEDA AND SARASVATI-SINDHU CIVILIZATION
Rigvedic culture was governed by a cooperating society among the yajn~ikas and ... (Kalyanaraman, Indian Alchemy: Soma in the Veda, Delhi, Munshiram ...
7.Vena, Veda, Venus
It was suggested by Tilak1that an early Vedic name for. Venus was Vena. Tilak also suggested that Kupros may be derived from the later Indian name for the ...
8.Aryan and non-Aryan Names in Vedic India. Data for the linguistic ...
that [Vedic] Sanskrit had long been an Indian language when it made its .... Kuiper 1991: 4: "Indo-Aryan seems to have borrowed in the Rigvedic period from ...