Rig Veda Mandala – 7

300.00

Pages : xxv + 378

Cover : Paper Back

ISBN : 81-7994-062-4

This book has the translation of all the 841 mantras in the 104 Suktas of the Seventh Mandala of Rig Veda along with the text and some explanation. All the mantras of this Mandala are associated with the Rishi Vasishtha.

Note that our compact book, ‘Essentials of Rig Veda’ gives an excellent overview of several aspects of Veda including mantra, metre, rishis, power of and some of the interesting topics in it. deities


Table of Contents

(i) Titles of the 104 Suktas / vi

(ii) The Suktas for the various deities / viii

(iii) Note to the Readers / viii

(iv) Rishis Vasishtha / ix

(v) Mandala Seven : An Overview / xiii

(vi) Overview of the powers of gods / xv

(vii)  Symbolism of the Gods : xxi

(viii) Some common words / xxiii

(ix) Acknowledgements / xxiii

(x) Abbreviations / xvi

I. Text, Translations and Notes on 841 mantras (104 Suktas)

Section  Deities              Suktas       #Mantras    Page

1             Agni                    1 – 17         145          1

2            Indra, Birth        18 – 33         161           59

of Vasishtha

3           All-gods, Savitr,  34 – 45      106          123

Bhaga, Peace

4.        Rudra, Vastoshpati 46 – 59     90          164

Waters, Rbhu, Maruts

5        Surya, Usha, Mitra,  60 – 89     223       204

Varuna, Ashvins

6       Vayu, Sarasvati,          90 – 98    58          296

Brhaspati

II. Appendices

  1. Basic Ideas of Rig Veda / 354
  2. Spiritual Meanings of Some Words / 357
  3. References / 359
  4. Note on the Text of Mantras Given Here / 360
  5. Note on Transliteration / 361
  6. Subject Index / 363

 

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