Essentials of Sama Veda

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Pages : vii + 60

Size : 1/8 Demy

Cover: Paper Back

ISBN : 81-7994-047

This book on Sama Veda complements our three other books namely, Essentials of Rig Veda, Essentials of Atharva Veda and the Essentials of The Shukla and Krishna Yajur Veda.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(i) Note to the Readers / v

(ii) Our New Book : ‘Sama Veda: Purva Archika’ / v

(iii) Abbreviations / v

(iv) Transliteration Scheme / vi

Part  IStructure of Sama Veda and its Connections

1. Introduction / 1

2. Mantra Types and Overlap in the 4 Collections / 2

3. Sama and Rig Veda / 4

4. Structure of Sama Veda Book / 5

(i) Purva Archika

(ii) Uttara Archika

5. Recensions and Kandarshis / 7

6. Rishis / 8

7. Associated Brahmana books / 9

8. Upanishads / 9

9. Some Well-known Samaganas / 10

10. Commentators, Translators & Editors  / 11

Part II Sama Chants and Music

11. Preliminary Preparations before Chanting / 12

12. Elements of Chanting / 13

13. Details of Svara (accent) / 15

14. Text of the Song (samagana) and Text of Yoni Mantra / 19

15. The most widely known Sama Chant / 21

16. Sama Veda, the Seven Notes / 23

17. Musical Instruments / 25

18. Bhakti Divisions of a Saman Mantra in a rite / 25

19. Mathematics of Error Detection in Chants and Error Correcting Codes in Computers / 26

Part  III  : Codes in Computers 3 Gods and Mantras with Meanings and text

20. Gods  / 28

21. Agni / 30

22. Savitr and Surya / 33

23. Indra, the Lord of Divine Mind / 35

24. Sarasvati, Goddess of Inspiration : SV (189) / 38

25. Vishnu Mantras: SV (1669 – 1674) / 39

26. Mantras for Purification of the Mind and Body  / 43

27. Mitra and Varuna / 45

28. The Lords of Bliss : Ashvins  / 48

29. Soma, the Lord of Delight  / 50

30. Brahmanaspati / 51

31. Purusha Sukta ( 5 Mantra’s) / 53

32. Shanti Mantras : sv ( 1874,1875) / 56

Appendix 1: Error Detection / 57

Appendix 2 : More on Accent Marks / 60

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