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Vedic Myths in Social Perspective: Acharya Dr Vishva Bandhu Memorial Lectures (Panjab University Indological Series: No. 29)

By: Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hoshiarpur, India, Vishveshvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026527

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 85. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. View more info

Myths From the Mahabharata (Volume 2: Study in Patterns and Symbols)

By: Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

Price: $13.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100237

ISBN: 8173052107

Condition: New


The present Book forms part of the bigger plan of studying the Mahabharata, from a different point of view, the Vol. I being Myths from the Mahabharata - quest for immortality. The various mythical accounts, concerning awkward looking tests and Supranormal Birth, collected and faithfully preserved by the tradition of the suta-s with a belief of iti-ha-asa ("This happened so' or "This was so'), are studied in this volume, taking into account the Mythological patterns and symbols they present. The chapter on "Tests" deals with the tests taken of the disciples breathing the 'guru... View more info

Myths From the Mahabharata (Volume 3: Probe in Early Dim History and Folklore)

By: Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

Price: $12.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100238

ISBN: 8173052166

Condition: New


The book forms the third and final part of the plan of studying the Mahabharata, from a different point of view, Vol. 1 being-Myths from the Mahabharata-Quest for Immortality, Vol. 2 being- Myths from the Mahabharata-Study in Patterns and Symbols. In this volume are unearthed through myths some iti-ha-asa records, which shed light on the facts and incidents of the hoary past, as yet shrouded in mystery. The iti-ha-asa records through myths, such as those gathered round the sage Agastya and those of the advent of the river Ganga, can be taken as breathing the 'true history' from the modern day ... View more info

Gleaning From Vedic to Puranic Age

By: Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100239

Condition: New


"The book in its first part contains twenty-three papers of (late) Dr. Sadashiv Ambadas Dange. Excepting three, the papers have already been published in reputed research journals. "The book deals with varied topics such as several Vedic beliefs; Sanskrit poetician’s imagery gliding into the realm of semiotics; the ‘riddle’—like incidents in the two great epics; Purana to be regarded as a ‘shastra’; interesting motifs in mythology and folklore; Mimamsa-rules applied in life and some significant problems in the ‘spoken’ aspect of the Sanskrit language. "The book in ... View more info

Vedic Sacrifices: Early Nature, 2 Vols.

By: Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100240

ISBN: 817305195X

Condition: New


The book is meant to mark the state of ritual as found in the Samhita and Brahmana texts. This is much before the Srautasutras, which in later times codified every matter of the then developed elaborate ritual. The glimpses from the Rgveda do not correspond to the details of the ritual found in these later texts. With the Brahmanas, the so called Srauta type of Vedic ritual was almost fixed, through the Srautasutras at some places show changes - omissions or additions. Even at the Samhits-Brahmana period, the institution of Vedic sacrifices evolved to such a level as to make a labyrinth of rul... View more info

Images From Vedic Hymns and Rituals

By: Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100241

ISBN: 8173051909

Condition: New


"The book deals with variety of concepts, images and beliefs in the Vedic tradition, revealed through Vedic hymns and rituals. Several images and symbols, at times, are influenced by folk-beliefs at that period, some of which are current even to-day. "The complex image of 'Aksara' not only having a rain-symbolism but also getting a dimension of proto-philosophy, that of the Son-husband current even today, that of the "crying worlds" not restricted only to the Vedic literature, the images centering round Soma as a ritual-drink, the 'eye' of Prajapati, the problematic "Sasar... View more info