Ig-Veda-Sanhita; A Collection of Ancient Hindu Hymns Volume 1

Ig-Veda-Sanhita; A Collection of Ancient Hindu Hymns Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... inimical to those who do; being, probably, the uncivilized tribes of India, yet unsubdued by the followers of the Vedas, the Aryas, the respectable or civilized race. b The text is, here, obscure, --Vamro vi jaghdna sandihah; Vamra destroyed the collections. The Scholiast says, that a Rishi named Vamra took advantage of Indra's absence from a sacrifice, to carry away the accumulated heap of offerings, the marrow or essence of the earth; Yad valmikavapdsambhdro bhavati urjam eva prithivyah. 11. When Indra is delighted with acceptable ve8 XL hymns, he ascends (his car), drawn by more and more obliquely-curveting coursers: fierce, he extracts the waters, from the passing (cloud), in a torrent, and has overwhelmed the extensive cities of S'USHNA. 12. Thou mountest thy chariot willingly, Indra, for the sake of drinking the libations. Such as thou delightest in have been prepared (at the sacrifice of) S'aryata.a Be pleased with them, as thou art gratified by the effused Soma juices, (at the sacrifices) of others. So dost thou obtain imperishable fame in heaven. 13. Thou hast given, Indra, the youthful VriCHAYAb to the aged Kakshivat, praising thee, and offering libations. Thou, Sukratu, wast Mena, the daughter of Vrishanaswa/ All these thy deeds are to be recited at thy worship. S'drydta was a Rajarshi, --according to the Scholiast, --of the race of Bhrigu. The Aitareya Brahmana calls him a prince of the race of Manu. The term is a patronymic, implying son or descendant of S'aryati, who was the fourth son of the Manu Vaivaswata. See p. 293, note c The Rishi Chyavana married his daughter; and a solemn sacrifice was held on the occasion, at which Indra and the Aiwins were present. Chyavana appropriated to himself the share of the oblation intended...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236673468
  • 9781236673466