Sama Veda: Purva Archika

150.00

Pages : xx +262

Size : 1/8 Demy

Cover : Paper Back

ISBN : 81-7994-065-9

This book contains the first 650 mantras of Sama Veda Samhita along with their text and translation. These mantras constitute the Purva Archika or the first part.

The remaining 1225 mantras constituting the second part or Uttara Archika will be published separately.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(i)        Acknowledgements    vi

(ii)       Introduction    vii

(iii)      Sama Veda and Rig Veda: Connection          ix

(iv)      Message of the Veda ix

(v)       Gods of the Veda and their powers    xii

(vi)      The accent marks of Sama Veda and Sama gana       xv

(vii)     Ri¾his             xviii

(viii)     Format of the meaning of the mantras in the book     xviii

(ix)      Contents of the Appendices    xix

(x)        Abbreviations  xx

I. Text and Translation of the Purva Archika

(Mantras 1 – 650)           Page

  1. Agneya Ka´²a: Agni  – 1

         Titles of Agni Mantras – 2

         Adhyaya 1: (1-114) – 5

  1. Aindra Ka´²a: Indra – 43

          Titles of Indra Mantras – 45

          Adhyaya 2: (115-232) – 54

          Adhyaya 3: (233-351)  – 93

         Adhyaya 4: (352-466) – 132

  1. Pavamana Ka´²a: Adhyaya 5: (467-585) – 170

          Titles of Pavamana Soma Mantras –  173

  1. Ara´ya Ka´²a: Adhyaya 6: (586-640) – 212
  2. Mahanamni Archika: (641-649) – 238

II. Appendices

  1. Mantras repeated verbatim in SV itself – 243
  2. Mantras common to other Vedas – 244
  3. More on the gods of the Veda – 246
  4. Deeper meanings of some words – 250
  5. Commentators, translators and editors –  253
  6. Highlights of this translation – 254
  7. Note on the Devanagari text of the mantras given here – 257
  8. Note on transliteration – 258
  9. Subject Index – 261
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