Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and History of the People of India, Their Religion and Institutions: Contributions to a knowledge of the cosmogony, mythology, religious ideas, life and manners, of the Indians in the Vedic age
Trübner, 1870 - Brahmanism
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A.V. xviii abhi adhi Aditi Adityas Agne Agni Agnim Agnir aham Aryaman Asuras Asvins asya atha Atharva-veda Benfey bhavati born Brahma Brahmana Brahmanaspati Brihaspati celestial chariot chid Compare A.V. creatures Daksha deities devah devdh divah divine divo epithet father goddess gods heaven and earth horses hymn idam immortality Indian Indra Indro invoked Kama king lokam lord Maruts Mitra and Varuna mother Nirukta oblation Parjanya passage poet Prajapati Prana Prithivl Professor Roth Purusha Pushan quoted referred regarded Rig-veda rishi S'atap sacrifice Sarasvati Savita Savitri Sayana says Skambha Soma somam soul Surya Taitt tapas tarn tasya texts thee thou translation tvam Tvashtri Ushas Varuna vayam Vayu veda Vedic verse viii Viraj Vishnu Vivasvat waters word worshippers Yama Yaska yasya yatra
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