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Discovering the Vedas : origins, mantras, rituals, insights

Author: Frits Staal
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Penguin Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frits Staal
ISBN: 9780143099864 0143099868
OCLC Number: 244833956
Description: xxxvi, 419 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some folded), music ; 20 cm
Contents: Part I: Origins and backgrounds. One or many? ; Geography of the Vedas and their language ; Archaeology and the oral tradition --
Part II: The Vedas. Constructing an edifice ; Civilization and society ; The four Vedas ; Rigveda ; Sāmaveda ; Yajurveda ; Atharvaveda ; Brāhmaṇas and Āraṇyakas ; Upaniṣads --
Part III: Analysing the Vedas. How to discover ; Mantras ; Ritual ; Secrets of the Sadas --
Part IV: What can we learn from the Vedas? Analysis and discovery ; Sūtra: Vedic sciences ; Vedic insights --
Part V: The Vedas and Buddhism. After the Vedas ; Buddhism --
Appendix I: Liu Hui's proof of the theorem of Baudhāyana --
Appendix II: Euclid's proof of the theorem of Baudhāyana.
Responsibility: Frits Staal.

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