The Daily Evening and Morning Offering (Agnihotra) According to the Brahmanas (Paperback)

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Book summary of the daily evening and morning offering(agnihotra) after p e dumont (baltimore 1939) had presented a survey ofthe description of the agnihotra ritual as found in the ritualistic sutras, thisbook (originally published in 1976) offered a systematic treatment of theesoteric interpretations of this ritual as found in the vedic prose texts(including the relevant sections of the yajurvedic samhitas ) theagnihotra formed the starting-point for several important doctrines which werefurther developed in later texts apart from its ritualistic relevance it istherefore also of great importance for the early history of ideas in india thesystematic arrangement of the sections translated here increases our knowledgeabout the network of parallel vedic texts, their borrowings and relativechronology.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788120819511
ISBN-10: 8120819519
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Publication Date: January 30th, 2003
Pages: 223
Language: English