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The Four Vedas: Rgveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda (Set of 9 Volumes) - Sanskrit Text with English Translation
Price: $195.00
The Time Keepers Of The Vedas (History Of The Calendar Of The Vedic Period, From Rgveda To Vedanga Jyotisa)
by Prabhakar Gondhalekar
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Manohar Publisher & Distributors

Item Code: NAE032
Price: $40.00
RGVEDA SAMHITA: Rig Veda in 4 Volumes
by Translated By: HH. Wilson & Bhasya of Sayanacarya, Edited By: Ravi Prakash Arya & K.L. Joshi
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Indica Books, Varanasi

Item Code: IDE751
Price: $100.00
Rgveda-Darsana: The Purusha-Sukta - An Indispensible Tool for Understang the Rig Veda
by S.K. Ramachandra Rao
Hardcover (Edition: 1999)
Kalpatharu Research Academy

Item Code: NAC928
Price: $50.00
वेदभाष्य भूमिका संग्रह: Veda Bhasya Bhumika Samgraha (A Collection of Sayana's Introduction of his Vedic Commentaries) (A Rare Book)
by आचार्य बलदेव उपाध्याय (Acharya Baldev Upadhyay)
Hardcover (Edition: 1985)
Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan

Item Code: NZD547
Price: $20.00
Vedic View of the Earth (A Geological Insight Into The Vedas)
by S. R. N. Murthy
Hardcover (Edition: 1997)
D.K.Printworld (P) Ltd.

Item Code: NAD882
Price: $32.50
Veda-Laksana Vedic Ancillary Literature
by K.Parameshwara Aithal
HardCover (Edition: 1993)
Motilal Banarsidas Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Item Code: IDD403
Price: $75.00
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The Rgveda and Vedic Religion
by A.C. Clyton and Dr. R.K. Panda
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Bharatiya Kala Prakashan

Item Code: NAH002
Price: $30.00
One Hundred Eight Vedic Upanisads( Vol 1: Upanisads of Rgveda) ((Sanskrit Text with Transliteration, English Translation and Commentary alongwith Explanatory Notes, Relevant Appendices etc.))
by Sri Ajai Kumar Chhawchharia
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Chaukhamba Surbharti Prakashan

Item Code: IHF027
Price: $50.00
Health and Healing Mantras (From Rig Veda and Atharvaveda)
by R. L. Kashyap
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastry Institute of Vedic Culture

Item Code: NAF092
Price: $10.00
Issues in Veda and Astrology (Proceedings of the National Seminar on Veda and Jyotish)
by Haribhai Pandya
Hardcover (Edition: 1995)
Nag Publishers

Item Code: NAH124
Price: $15.00
Medicine in the Veda: Religious Healing in the Veda
by Kenneth G Zysk
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Limited

Item Code: IDD251
Price: $32.00
Ganapati Brahmanaspati and Kumara (Mantras from Rig Veda, Yajur Veda and Upanishdas) (Sanskrit Text with Transliteration and English Translation)
by R.L. Kashyap
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastry Institute of Vedic Culture

Item Code: NAE891
Price: $8.00
The Religion of the Veda (Die Religion Des Veda)
by Hermann Oldenberg
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Item Code: IHE021
Price: $50.00
Panca Mahabhutas: An Ecological Reading in The Vedas and Vedanta
by Imti Samuel Longkumer
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Punthi Pustak

Item Code: NAH297
Price: $45.00
गोज्ञान कोश: The Concept of Cow in The Vedas Word-to-Word Meaning with Hindi Translation (Set of 2 Volumes)
by पं. दामोदर सातवलेकर (Pnt. Damodar Satwalekar)
Paperback (Edition: 1999)
Swadhyay Mandal

Item Code: NAI623
Price: $50.00
Sasvara Veda Mantras
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Giri Trading Agency Pvt. Ltd.

Item Code: NAH372
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The Four Vedas: Mantras in Sanskrit with Transliteration and English Translation (Set of 22 Volumes)
by Swami Satya Prakash Saraswati and Satyakam Vidyalankar
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
DAV Publication Division

Item Code: NZC206
Price: $295.00
सनातन धर्म के आधार ईश्वर पुनर्जन्म और वेद: The Foundations of Dharma God, Rebirth and The Vedas
by स्वामी परमानन्द भारती (Swami Parmanand Bharati)
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan

Item Code: NZC800
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चार वेद: The Four Vedas in Seventeen Volumes (Word-to-Word Meaning, Hindi Translation and Explanation) Based on Sayana's Commentary
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Bhuvan Vani Trust, Lucknow

Item Code: NAI585
Price: $295.00
ऋग्भाष्य संग्रह: Selection of Mantras from The Rig Veda with Sayana's Commentary
by देवराज चानना (Devraj Chanana)
Hardcover
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Item Code: NZD541
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ॐ वेद भारती: Selected Mantras of The Veda with English and Hindi Translation
by पं. सत्यकाम विद्यालंकार (Pt. Satyakam Vidyalankar)
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Khemraj Shrikrishnadass

Item Code: NZB498
Price: $5.00
Agni in Rig Veda : First 300 Mantras by 12 Rishis (Text in Devanagari and Roman, Translations and Notes) (Sanskrit Text with Transliteration and English Translation)
by R.L.Kashyap
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastry Institute of Vedic Culture

Item Code: NAE889
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RUDRA IN THE RG-VEDA (A Rare Book)
by R.C. Hazra, Edited By: S.P. Das Gupta in collaboration with Manabendu Banerjee
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar

Item Code: IDE907
Price: $50.00
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Vedas - The Foundation of Indian Culture
The Vedas, four in number, form the roots of Indian Civilization. They have been handed down to the posterity by oral tradition. Hence the name Sruti, 'what is heard'. And, they have been utilized in the performance of yajnas and Yagas (sacrifices), which were the most common form of Indian religion. Such utilization of the Vedas in the sacrificial processes naturally led to its division based upon the convenience of the chief priests conducting the sacrifices.

A compilation of all the hymns used by the hota-priest to invite the various deities to the sacrifice became the Rgveda. All the Liturgical parts of the Vedas, useful to the adhvaryu-priest, the chief executor of the sacrificial rites, brought together, formed the Yajurveda. Collection of all the musical chants, especially those associated with the Soma group of sacrifices, and to be sung by the udgatr-priest, the singer, was named as Samaveda. The rest, a sort of miscellaneous appendix and addenda, became the Atharvaveda and was assigned to the brahma-priest, considered as the supervisor over the whole sacrificial process.

The great sage Krishna Dvaipayana Vyasa effected this division by collecting all the mantras extant during his time, and editing them into four groups: Rk, Yajus, Saman and Atharvan. He taught them to his four chief disciples: Paila (Rgveda), Vaisampayana (Yajurveda), Jaimini (Samaveda) and Sumantu (Atharvaveda). This is how these four Vedas took shape.

The Vedas are divided in another way too: Mantra and Brahmana. Samhita is the name given to the collection of the Mantras. The Brahmana includes in itself two more sections, the Aranyaka and the Upanishad. If the Mantras comprise the hymns, the Brahmanas contains liturgies in prose. The Aranyakas teach about meditations based on symbolical interpretations of the liturgical rites. The Upanisads may roughly be defined as philosophical treatises dealing with the ultimate problems of life.

Conventionally speaking, it is the Samhita that is indicated by the word Veda. For instance, Rgveda means only the Rksamhita or the Rgveda Samhita. The Brahmanas, the Aranyakas and the Upanisads of the Rgveda have different and independent names and are considered more like its appendages.

These Samhitas, in course of time, branched off, leading to the formation of sakhas or recensions. The origin of these sakhas probably lies in the fact that each of the principal sages like Paila or Vaisampayana had several disciples. These disciples or their successors might have done some editing and readjustment of the Vedic mantras to suit the needs of the rites which they had to perform and upon which local culture too might have exerted its influence.

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