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Public magic in India Confusion of magic and religion in ancient
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Abhisheka according Adhvaryu aforesaid Agni Agnishtoma Aitareya-Brdhmana appears Arthasastra Aryan Atharva-Veda belief Bharata Brdhmana Brhaspati castes ceremony chapter chariot consecration consultation coronation council councillors Dasaratha deities Devapi Dhrtarashtra divine duties early eighteen Tirthas eldest epic followed former Frazer gods Hindu Hopkins horse Hotr Ibid India Indra inference installed instance Kaikeyi Kamandakiya Kautiliya king king's kingdom kingship Kshatriya later magic and religion Mahdbhdrata mantras Manu mentioned ministers monarch oblations offerings Pandit passage performed perhaps person political primitive prince public magic public magician Purdnas Purohita Puru quoting race Rajasuya Rama Rama's reference regarding religion religious Rg-Veda rites rituals royal priest rule ruler sacred sacrifice samjna Sanskrit Santanu Satapatha-Brdhmana savage Savitr secret societies Soma sons sovereign state-council subjects succession supernatural supposed sympathetic magic Taittiriya-Brdhmana throne tion tribe Vaisya Vajapeya Varuna Vasishtha Veda Vedic period viii wealth Yudhishthira