Essentials of Yajur Veda

150.00

Author : R.L.Kashyap

Pages : ix +168

Size : 1/8 Demy

Cover : Paper Back

ISBN : 81 – 7994 – 032 – 2


The focus of this book is on the light that Yajur Veda gives us to enrich the human potential and enhance the quality of life.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

I   OVERVIEWS
1. Overview of the Book
2. Overlap in Mantras of TS, VS & RVS
3. Rishis
4. Vedic Yoga: TS (4), VS (11-18)

II. DEITIES AND MANTRAS
5. Agni and Other Deities (TS, VS)
6. Well-known Mantras (TS, VS)
7. Rudra Mantras: TS (4.5, 7); VS (16), VS (18)
8. Vastu (dwelling) Mantras (TS)
9. Apri Hymns and Metres: VS (28, 29)

III. YAJNA OR SACRIFICE
10. Meanings of Yajna
11. Yajna and Rites
12. Symbolism
13. Inner Yajna and Outer Yajna: Concordance
14. Animal Sacrifice
15. Deeper Meanings of Ashva (TS, VS)
16. Ashvamedha (TS)

IV. LEGENDS, SOCIETY AND SCIENCE
17. Legends and their Deeper Meaning (TS)
18. Aspects of Society and Maxims (TS)
19. Taittiriya Brahmana and Aranyaka
20. Seasons, Yugas and Science (TS, VS)
21. Numbers and Geometry (TS, VS)

V. UPANISHADS AND YOGIC INSIGHTS
22. Shiva Sankalpa Upanishad: VS (34)
23. Tadeva Upanishad: VS (32)
24. Ishavasya Upanishad: VS (40)
25. Creation (TS, VS)
26. Universal Sacrifice: VS (33)
27. Rejuvenation of Body: VS (36-39)
28. Suparna (TS, VS)

VI. APPENDICES
1. Ancient Vedic Rites, the Modern Vedic Homas and the Agnichayana Rite
2. Brahmana-anuvakas in all Kandas: An Overview
3. TS Mantras in Ashvamedha
4. Detailed outline of TS Kanda 4
5. Index to Sections I – V
6. List of Abbreviations
7. Note on Transliteration

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