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The Aitareya Brahmanam of the Rigveda Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R499
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The Aitareya Brahmanam of the Rigveda Volume 2 (Paperback): Bombay Educational Dept

The Aitareya Brahmanam of the Rigveda Volume 2 (Paperback)

Bombay Educational Dept

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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. 1863 Excerpt: ...Soma ceremony) of the third day, they presented it (to him); by means (of the Soma ceremony) of the fourth day, he struck with it (his enemies). Thence the Hotar repeats on the fourth day the Sholas'i Shastra. The ShoWi is the thunderbolt. 1 The first, second dnv, &c. refer to tho so-rnll. tl Shtif.nha or six days' MkcriAco, about which too the 3rd chapter of thU I'auchiku., The Slmiwi sacrifice is almost Mentleul with the Ukthya. The Si'imans and Shastras at ail three libations aro the tame. The only distinctive feature are the use of the Shoas'i (rraha, the chant inu-of tlie Oaurivitam or Ni'innclam uman, and the recital of the r/bojns't Shastra, aftor the Ukthuni (Ilia Slimana oi tho evening libation) hare been chauted, and their respective Shastros recited. Tho blioluM sinistra 1- of a peculiar composition. It Is hore minutely described, and also in the As'v. S'r. 8. 0, 2. Tho number tixtrcn prevails In the arrangement of this Shastra, which is Itself the sixteenth on the day on which It is repeated. Thenco tho name. "The substantive to be supplied is, kratu. The whole term means, the sacrificial performance which contains the number sixteen." The a By reciting the Shojas'i on the fourth day he strikes a blow at the enemy (nnd)adversary (of the sacrificer), in order to put down any one who'is to be put down by him (the sacrificer). The Shojas'i is the thunderbolt; the Shastras (Ukthas) are cattle. He repeats it as a cover over the Shastras (of the evening libation). By doing so he surrounds cattle with a weapon (in the form of) the Shojas'i (and tames them). Therefore cattle return to men if threatened round about with the weapon (in the form) of the Shojas'i. Thence a horse, or a man, or a cow, or an elephant, after having been (once...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Bombay Educational Dept
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 138
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-27863-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-27863-3
Barcode: 9781231278635

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