Ecclesia Divina or a Selection of Hymns from the Four Vedas: Collected , Arranged, Translated Into and Commented Upon in English

By: Bhumananda Sarasvati

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Ecclesia Divina offers a selection of hymns from the four Vedas - the Rg, Yajur, Sama and Atharva, aiming at an authentic interpretation of the subject matter of the Vedas, particularly the Vedic ideas and thoughts related to the providence of God, creation and sustenance of the universe, knowledge and education, universal patriotism, the empire and its working, human society, unity and other select themes. Each of the hymns included in the selection is followed by its English transliteration and translation, word meaning, purport and comments. A detailed introduction running into nearly 200 pages introduces the reader to the Vedas; their origin, significance, and contents; the Vedic doctrines and seers; and the issue of Vedic interpretation. Also, the search for reference has been made easier by providing an exhaustive index. Contents : Introduction (1) What are the Vedas? (II) Subject matter of the Vedas, (111) Vedic Interpretation, (IV) Vedic Doctrines and Seers, Chapter-I: Obeisance to God Almighty, Chapter-II: Pursuit of True Knowledge, Chapter-III: Universal Patriotism, Chapter-IV : The Vedic Idea of an Empire: The King and his Ministers, Chapter-V : Before Creation, Chapter-VI: Growth of Human Society; Unity, The Leader, Prayers, Chapter-VII: Where is God?Printed Pages: 530.

Title: Ecclesia Divina or a Selection of Hymns from the Four Vedas: Collected , Arranged, Translated Into and Commented Upon in English

Author Name: Bhumananda Sarasvati

Categories: Sanskrit and Vedic Literature, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2002

ISBN: 8174790594

ISBN 13: 9788174790590

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 104183

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