Rigveda


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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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Let us now take a look at words that feature an initial u--that goes back to *vu--and appears after the sequence--VC in cadences of the Rigveda.
His critique is useful, but when he accepts the Rigveda as a reliable topographical description many archaeologists will flinch (p.
Attempts to identify a possible ritual use of individual Rigveda compositions are always welcome, and Georges-Jean Pinault's new detailed study of the famous dialogue RV 10.
The latter prevails already in the Rigveda and is presumably the younger formation.
24) Moreover, whenever in the Rigveda Surya ascends the Asvins' chariot, she does so of her own will (avrnita): Surya's marriage was a svayamvara, as Jamison has shown, (25) and so any interpretation according to which the bride Surya was the prize in a race is effectively precluded.
Time, Tense and Aspect in Early Vedic Grammar: Exploring Inflectional Semantics in the Rigveda.
spoken Sanskrit, than are either the highly esoteric and very difficult poetry of the Rigveda or the highly refined and equally difficult courtly poetry of classical kavya.
He also traces possible antecedents in the Rigveda of the later Vedic Tanunaptra rite, by means of which a sacrificer (yajamana) establishes an alliance with the officiating priests at his soma rite (pp.
87 "I am not a Vedic specialist," maybe he means that he is not a Rigveda specialist or a Vedic philologist (and maybe he implies too that philology is not the only tool that we need).
Swennen notes that, while they are compared to birds in the Rigveda, in the Avesta they have epithets otherwise only applied to stars; the flying horse is identified with the sun in the Rigveda, but with the star Tistriia, Sirius, in the Avesta ([section]93).
An updating of Grassmann's Worterbuch zum Rigveda has long been a major desideratum of Vedic studies.