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Rigveda

Herbal medicine
An ancient Hindu scripture which describes more than 1000 herbal remedies and their uses.
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About Indra's fight with Harappa's Vrtra who is described as the Dragon, the Rig-Veda (Hymn xxxii) says: 'Whom sawest thou to avenge the Dragon, Indra that fear possessed thy heart when thou hadst slain him; that like a hawk affrighted through the regions, you crossedst nine and ninety flowing rivers'?
In Rig-Veda, water is, also, a way of purification: "Whatever sin is found in me, whatever evil I have wrought.
Further weaving together her varied symbols is a quote from the Rig-Veda, that "the Sun is either stallion or bird" (Dictionary of Symbols, 524).
The following mantra from Rig-Veda clearly explains this concept:
In the Vedic literature especially in Rig-Veda Samhita and some of the Upanishads we find the tree as metaphors signifying the near impenetrable world of metaphysics.
Rajan Zed further said that Rig-Veda, oldest existing scripture of mankind still in common use, pointed out: May the thoughts in our mind be always harmonious and tolerant towards others.
It finds mention in Rig-Veda, oldest existing scripture of mankind.
Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, besides Gayatri Mantra, the most sacred mantra of Hinduism, also read from Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord), Upanishads and Rig-Veda (oldest existing scripture of mankind) during his "benediction" on the occasion.
Abel Bergaigne (Le religion vedeique d'apres les hymnes du Rig-Veda [Pads: Vieweg, 1883], 3:210-71) and F.
Rajan Zed also read from Rig-Veda, oldest existing scripture of mankind, and Upanishads.
Thieme, Gedichte aus dem Rig-Veda (Stuttgart: Reclam, 1964), 66.
Number of Rig-Veda (oldest existing scripture of mankind) hymns were said to be composed by women, and Aditi, who was sometimes referred as "mother of the gods", found mention in Rig-Veda as a goddess.