The Religion of the Veda

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1988 - Religion - 359 pages
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Samkhya and Yoga systems of religious thought.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Yajurveda
7
Chapter I
23
The Plurality of Gods
45
References
51
THE INDIVIDUAL GODS AND DEMONS
61
Indra
74
Subduing the Panis and Recovering the Cows 78 Winning
84
Chapter III
179
The Participation of the Sacrificer and the Priests in the Sacrificial
190
The Sacrificer and the Priests
206
and Nestar 216 Singers 217 Brahman
218
Cult Observances
224
The Prayer
232
Magic and the Like
251
References
270

Varuna Mitra and the Adityas
95
The Two Asvins
106
Other Deities
114
Ida Aditi 121 Raka Sinivali Kuhu Anumati
121
Evil Demons
131
The WarHeroes
140
References
150
Chapter IV
297
The Soul Heaven and Hell
307
The Dead and the Living
323
References
333
In Retrospect
345
Index
351
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