Agni: the Vedic ritual of the fire altar, 2 vols. with two audio cassettes, photographs by Adelaide de Menil, Berkeley, 1983

Staal, Frits et al.

₹ 5000.00

The first volume contains a discussion of the place of the Agnicayana in the Vedic strauta tradition, its textual loci, traditional and interpretations of its origins and significance and an overview of the Nambudiri Vedic tradition. The second volume contains contributions by an international galaxy of scholars on archaeology, the pre-vedic Indian background, geometry, ritual vessels, music mudras, mimamsa etc. etc.

ISBN 13: 9788120816602

ISBN 10: 8120816609

Year: 2001

Pages etc.: lxvi,1548p., (134)pls.(several col.), (83)ill., (12)maps, bibl., ind., 29cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Is Set: Yes

Subject(s): Texts

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