A New Light on the Veda

120.00

Pages : xxvii + 153

Size : 1/8 Demy

Cover : Paper Back

ISBN : 81-7994-052-7

This book gives an excellent picture of the spiritual/psychological view point of Veda from ancient   times like those  of  Brahmana books to the middle of twentieth  century. The language of Sri Kapali Sastry  is both forceful and readable.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Note to the Reader   /   vii

Preface (Sri T. V. Kapali Sastry)   /     x

Special Note (M. P. Pandit)  /  xiv

Spiritual Interpretation of Veda: An Introduction  /    xviii

(Professor S. K. Ramachandra Rao)

Verses of Salutation in the Bhumika / xxv

Transliteration Scheme       /    xxvi

1.Overview 1

1.1: Summary of the Book  /   1

1.2: Objections to the Esoteric View and the Response      /   9

1.3: Esoteric Interpretation: Double-meanings    /      29

1.4: Secret in the Veda: Four Doctrines (Sri Aurobindo)   /   44

  1. Yajna, Mimamsa and The Secret Revealed by Mantras / 46

III. Nirukta, Brhad-devata, Brahmana and Upanishads     /    82

  1. Resuscitating the Spiritual View in the 2nd Millenium: 100

¡nanda Tirtha

  1. Deities  / 107

Appendices  /   133

  1. What is Veda (Editor)   / 133
  2. Esoteric Interpretation of Yajur Veda  / 138

(Professor S. K. Ramachandra Rao)

  1. Sri T.V. Kapali Sastry: A Brief Sketch / 145

Indices

  1. Mantras Cited  / 149
  2. Subject Index  /  150

 

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