Rig-Veda-Sanhita; A Collection of Ancient Hindu Hymns

Rig-Veda-Sanhita; A Collection of Ancient Hindu Hymns

By (author) 

List price: US$19.98

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...the cow (nourish him) with her milk: and do you ever cherish us with blessings. StfKTa XIV. (LXIX.) The deities as before; the metre is Trishtubh. 1. May your golden chariot, drawn by your vigorous Varga xvi. horses, blocking up heaven and earth, come to us, following the track of the waters, radiant with (glowing) wheels, laden with viands, the protector of men, the receptacle of food. 2. Renowned among the five orders of beings, furnished with three benches,2 harnessed at will, may it come hither: that (vehicle) wherewith you repair to devout mortals, whithersoever, Aswins, directing your course. 3. Well horsed and celebrated, come, Aswins, to our presence: drink, Dasras, the sweet pledge: your chariot, conveying you, with your spouse, furrows with its two wheels1 the extremities of the sky. 1 The commentator seems rather uncertain as to Vrika, .which usually means malignant or impious: it may mean, he says, a person. 2 Trivandkurah; compare also i. 47. 2, and i. 183. 1. 4. The daughter of Surya made choice of your chariot at the approach of night: you defend the devout worshipper by your deeds, when the resplendent (sacrificial) food proceeds to you to secure your protection. 5. Riders in the chariot, Aswins, come for our purification and welfare to this our sacrifice, at the dawn of day, with that chariot which is clothed in radiance, and which, when harnessed, traverses its (appointed) road. 6. Leaders of rites, like (thirsty) cattle, thirsting for the radiant (Soma), hasten to-day to our sacrifice; in many ceremonies do the pious propitiate you with praises: let not other devout worshippers detain you. 7. You bore up Bhujya, Aswins, from the waters, when cast into the sea, bearing him to shore by your exertions with your undecaying, .
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562321
  • 9781236562326