ISBN 9789069801490,The Vedas: Texts, Language and Ritual: Proceeding of the 3rd International Vedic Workshop

The Vedas: Texts, Language and Ritual: Proceeding of the 3rd International Vedic Workshop



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9789069801490

ISBN-10 9069801493

Hard Back

Number of Pages 668 Pages
Language (English)

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Preface (A. Griffiths and J.E.M. Houben) Introduction (J.E.M. Houben) PART I: TEXTUAL HISTORY AND INTERPRETATION - S.S. Bahulkar: The Apocryphal (?) Hymn to Pratyangira in the Paippalada Tradition - T.N. Dharmadhikari: Re-editing the Maitrayani Samhita: a Desideratum - Gerhard Ehlers: Old and New Manuscripts of the Jaiminiya-Brahmana - Shingo Einoo: Notes on the vrsotsarga - Arlo Griffiths: Paippalada Mantras in the Kausikasutra - Konrad Klaus: On the Sources of the Asvalayana-Srautasutra - François Voegeli: On the Kathaka Samhita Hapax pasuyajna and its Relationship with the saddhotr Mantra PART II: LANGUAGE AND STYLE - Dipak Bhattacharya: On yat, tat, uttarat and Similar Forms - Abhijit Ghosh: Problems in Determining Austric Lexical Elements in Sanskrit: a Case from the Atharva-Veda - Stephanie W. Jamison: Poetry and Purpose in the Rgveda: Structuring Enigmas - Jared S. Klein: Nominal and Adverbial AAmre.ditas and the Etymology of Rgvedic nana - Werner Knobl: The Nonce Formation: A more-than-momentary look at the Augenblicksbildung - Georges-Jean Pinault: On the Usages of the Particle iva in the Rgvedic Hymns - Ulrike Roesler: The Theory of Semantic Fields as a Tool for Vedic Research PART III: RITUAL AND RELIGION - Joel P. Brereton: Brahman, Brahman, and Sacrificer - Silvia D?Intino: Vision and Battle in Vedic Hymns: A Remark on the Theme of Battle in the Symbolism of Poetic Creation - Cezary Galewicz: Katavallur Anyonyam: a Competition in Vedic Chanting? - Jan E.M. Houben: Memetics of Vedic Ritual, Morphology of the Agnistoma - Mieko Kajihara: The Upanayana and Marriage in the Atharvaveda - David M. Knipe: Ritual Subversion: Reliable Enemies and Suspect Allies - Charles Malamoud: A Note on abistaka (Taittiriya Aranyaka I) - Sofía Moncó Taracena: Dawn and Song in the Vedic Hymns - Asko Parpola: From Archaeology to a Stratigraphy of Vedic Syncretism: The banyan tree and the water buffalo as Harappan-Dravidian symbols of royalty, inherited in succession by Yama, and Indra, divine kings of the first three layers of Aryan speakers in South Asia - Stephanie W. Jamison: Response to Parpola, "From Archaeology to a Stratigraphy of Vedic Syncretism" - Frits Staal: From pranmukham to sarvatomukham: A Thread through the Srauta Maze - G.U. Thite: Vicissitudes of Vedic Ritual - Jarrod L. Whitaker: Ritual Power, Social Prestige, and Amulets (mani) in the Atharvaveda - Michael Witzel: The Rgvedic Religious System and its Central Asian and Hindukush Antecedents List of Contributors Index of Authors General Index