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Vedic Investigations: Papers of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference, vol. I

by Asko Parpola & Petteri Koskikallio (Eds)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt.Ltd.

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This volume contains 19 out of the 30 papers presented at the 12th World Sanskrit Conference, some of them revised and updated. They discuss a wide range of topics, including: the Atharvaveda in Varanasi authorities cited in Pratisakhyas and Siksas Rgvedic religion: Kingship and the Deva-Asura problem interiorization of ritual and the breaths in the Brahmana system of correspondencies words signifying 'body' in the Rgveda the Rgvedic hymn 1.143 documenting manuscripts of Samavedic texts a late catalogue of Rgvedic Khilas and Upakkilas j.F. Staal's 'meaninglessness of ritual' and the nihnavana rite the vaidika tradition of the Vaikhanasas gender identity in Rgvedic hymns by female authors traditional philology and new paradigms for studying of the past making sense of 'senseless' Brahmana etymologies the initiation to study (upanayana and punarupanayana) audio recordings of the four Vedas the wife (patni) in the Andhra tradition of Soma sacrifices a forthcoming new edition of the Baudhayanagrhyasutra the meaning of the priestly reward (daksina) in srauta sacrifices ephemera of recently performed srauta rituals The Closing Address of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference is published as an appendix to the volume, which is provided with detailed indexes.

Details of the book

Book :
Vedic Investigations: Papers of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference, vol. I
Book ID :
109123
Author :
Asko Parpola & Petteri Koskikallio (Eds)
ISBN 13 :
9788120840300
Year of Publication :
2016
Edition :
First
Publisher :
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt.Ltd.
Binding :
Hardcover
Pages :
417
Weight :
1 kg

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