Facets of Vedic Studies

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Item Code: UAM555
Author: Bidyut Lata Ray
Publisher: Kaveri Books
Language: English
Edition: 2000
ISBN: 9788174790378
Pages: 300
Other Details 10.00 X 7.50 inch
Weight 780 gm
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About the Book
This monograph is an anthology of twenty articles on Vedic expositions, interpretations and speculations. The Veda is not only a religious text, but also a literature of the most ancient period, a primordial source of human knowledge, portrage par excellence'. This sacred text the microscopic observations of the Vedic seers on macroscopic subjects. Ostensibly, different scholars have been analysing the Vedic material from diverse angles. The aim and objective of this project is to focus all such diverse studies in the Veda by congregating them in one volume. Learned reviews of our Vedic scholars in the contemporary context have been included in this treatise.

The contents here project the Vedic knowledge of mythology, religion, philosophy, literature, grammar, cosmology, cosmogony, space and time, astronomy, sociology, fine arts, poetry, games and sports, accent, mathematics, warfare, education and the science of healing by herbs and plants. Discussions on Vedic Metres, Vedic Hostile Groups and Individuals, Vedic System of Education, and the Ayurveda are the alarming constituents of this monograph. The analysis of every topic is lucid, informative and subject-based. Scholars have undertaken a tedious task of exercising their capabilities in the way of extracting the very primitive speculations and conceptions made in the Veda.

The Vedic deities are also the significant limbs of the Vedic literature. Indeed, different branches of Vedic studies evolve with the revolution around these age-old divinities which are really manifested in our natural phenomena. This book includes an article on the Vedic deity Aditi, the imperishable one. Though "varieties of discourses on wide range of subjects of the Vedic literature have been carried out here, still many more are left to be taken up in future. However, the present work embraces most of the thrust areas in which the general readers find their interest.

About the Author
Bidyut Lata Ray, (b. 1947) studied in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, M.A. in Sanskrit, Oriya and Hindi, Ph.D. in Sanskrit from Utakal University. She is presently working as Reader and Head of the Department of Sanskrit, Ramamani Mahavidyalaya, Kantabad, Khurdha district of Orissa. She is the life member of All-India Oriental Conference, Vishveshvarananda Vedic Research Institute, Punjab, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Poona and Sree Sarada Education Society (Research Centre), Chennai. A good number of research papers of her on the topics of Jagannatha-Cult and Vedic and puranic studies have been included in various scholarly journals and anthologies. Seven of her monographs have been published so far to her credit. She is presently engrossed in the fields of the Veda, the purāņas, Jagannathism and comparative religion.

The present treatise an anthology nineteen learned articles on various the Vedic literature, and an introduction. Each unique special feature of the oldest literature. Since Veda not only text, but also literature ancient civilization, primordial human knowledge, "Knotoledge excellence", people interested discover various branches knowledge underneath sacred hymns. Vedic studies that Vedic literature comprising Samhitas, Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, Upanisadas and Vedanga well microscopic observations the seers on subjects humanism. Ostensibly, different from have been analysing Vedic material their own way interpretations, speculations predictions. Such hypotheses theories put forward by the sages and studied our scholars have up diverse fields human embodied the Vedas and the Vedic texts. object this project congregate few of such diverse fields Vedic studies Volume. context, different scholars have reviewed Vedic material from different This has resulted Vedic knowledge of mythology. philosophy, literature, grammar, cosmology, cosmogony, space time, sociology, poetry, games sports, warfare well system Vedic science of healing the herbs and plants, and mathematics the alarming constituents this book. Every topic has presented lucidly with subject-oriented informations. scholars undertaken a teadeous of exercising capabilities in the of extracting very primitive speculations and conceptions made Vedas.

Vedic deities are sole belongings the Vedas. different of Vedic studies evolve with the revolution age-old which are truly manifested our phenomena. This book includes article Vedic deity imperishable one. Due vastness of ancient literature and widest areas of human knowledge, present volume cultural within pages discourses.

the Chapter of work, brief introduction of Vedic literature and editor. Chapter 2 discusses some aspects of studies. Here, G. U. Thite has analysed varieties of interpretations the Vedic material.

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