Rig Veda Samhita Mandala – 5

450.00

Pages: xl + 424

Cover : Hardbound

ISBN : 81- 7994-028-4

This books contains the translation of all the 727 mantras of the fifth Mandala of Rig Veda along with brief explanations.


Table of Contents

(i) PRolegomenon : Divinizing Life / (v)

(ii) Foreword (Prof. S. K. Ramachandra Rao) / xii

(iii) Foreword (Dr. Prof. Bhashyam Swamy) / xxii

(iv) Preface / xxiii

(v) Overview of the Seven Sections (I – VII) / xxviii

(vi) Overview of the Powers of Gods / xxx

(vii) Symbolism of Gods / xxxii

(viii) Yajna / xxxiv

(ix) Some Common Words / xxxvii

(x) Abbreviations / xxxix

Text, Transliteration and Translation

I: Agni, the Divine Will and Seer : (Sukka-s 1 – 28) / 1

II: Indra, the Lord of Divine Mind and Action: (Sukta-s 29 – 40) / 118

III: The Collectivity of All-Gods: (Sukta-s 41 – 51) / 181

IV: Maruts, the Thought-Gods: (Sukta-s 52 – 61) / 238

V: Mitra and Varuna: (Sukta-s 62 – 72) / 291

VI: Ashvins, the Gods of Bliss an Healing:  (Sukta-s 73 – 78) / 327

VII: Usha, Savita and Other Deities / 350

  1. Usha, the Divine Dawn: (Sukata-s 79 – 80) / 351
  2. Surya-Savita: (81) / 361
  3. Bhaga-Savita: (82) / 369
  4. Parjanya: The Lord of the Rains: (83) / 376
  5. Prthivi (Earth): (84) / 380
  6. Varuna: (85) / 382
  7. Indra and Agni: (86) / 389
  8. Evayamarut: (87) / 391

D. Appendices

  1. References / 398
  2. Brief Overview of Text of Rig Veda / 402
  3. Note on Transliteration Scheme / 409
  4. Index for Sections (I – VII) / 411
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