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1.
The Rig Veda : An Anthology : One Hundred and Eight Hymns, Selected, Translated and Annotated (Classic)
by Wendy Doniger(Editor), et al


Viking Pr
Paperback - 343 pages
(March 1982)




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3.5 out of 5 stars
Ashutosh Varshney, February 22, 2000 2 out of 5 stars
Could have been much better
I believe, this book could have been much much better if Wendy had included the original sanskrit hymns along with translations. This would have given readers knowing sanskrit an opportunity to interpret things on their own. As she herself says, this book is not for the scholar or the scholar to be!... Read more

 


2.
Vedic Physics
by Raja Ram Mohan, Phd Roy, et al


Golden Egg Publishing
Paperback - 268 pages
(March 5, 1999)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
Publisher Comments
Roy presents a new framework for the understanding of the Vedic hymns from the point of view of physics and then he draws parallels with recent theories on the nature of the universe. We celebrate the new path he has hewn through the bush of old scholarship.

Professor Subhash Kak

Louisiana State... Read more


3.   Vedic "Aryans" and the Origins of Civilization: A Literary and Scientific Perspective
by Navaratna S. Rajaram, David Frawley


World Heritage Press
Paperback
(August 15, 1995)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Vedic "Aryans" and the origins of civilization_ arrives at far-reaching conclusions about ancient history and civilization by combining new insights into the meaning of the Vedas and other ancient Indian scriptures with scientific analysis of ancient sources. By systematic comparisons of Indian,... Read more

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Vedic Astrology : A Guide to the Fundamentals of Jyotish
by Ronnie Gale Dreyer


Samuel Weiser
Paperback - 336 pages
(May 1997)

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5 out of 5 stars
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Vedic Astrology has to be the most thoughtfully organized book dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of the Parasara method of Jyotish, "the science of light." Jyotish transcends the limitations of a logical approach to astrology, reaching into the realm of abstractions and intuition to... Read more

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The Celestial Key to the Vedas: Discovering the Origins of the World's Oldest Civilization
by B. G. Sidharth


Inner Traditions Intl Ltd
Paperback - 192 pages
(October 1999)

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A leading astronomer proves that India had a thriving civilization capable of sophisticated astronomy long before Greece, Egypt, or any other world culture.

Provides conclusive evidence that the Rig Veda is 12,000 years old.

Establishes actual dates and places for many of the events in the Hindu... Read more


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The Secret Teachings of the Vedas : The Eastern Answers to the Mysteries of Life
by Stephen Knapp


World Relief Network
Paperback
Vol 001 Revised edition (December 1990)


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5 out of 5 stars
The author, Stephen Knapp, Srinandan@aol.com , September 7, 1998
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Rather than giving my own review, I will simply provide some of the many unsolicited letters and comments we get from readers of this book. "Your book came right on time and I am very, very happy to have received it. I should add that I think you have done a great service to humanity in making... Read more

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The Wisdom of the Vedas (Theosophical Heritage Classics)
by Jagadish Chandra Chatterji, David Frawley (Illustrator)


Quest Books
Paperback - 151 pages
(October 1992)

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A summary of India's ancient religious system. Foreword by David Frawley. Read more

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The Artful Universe : An Introduction to the Vedic Religious Imagination (Suny Series in Hindu Studies)
by William K. Mahony


State Univ of New York Pr
Paperback - 384 pages
(February 1998)


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9.   Gayatri
by I. K. Taimni(Preface)


Theosophical Publishing House
Hardcover - 225 pages
Reprint edition (December 1989)


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Vedic Symbolism
by Sri Aurobindo, M. P. Pandit (Compiler)


Lotus Pr
Paperback - 122 pages
1 edition (December 1998)


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The value of the Rig Veda as a guidebook to spiritual practice has been obscured due to the heavy veil of symbols used by the Rishis to hide their meaning fromthe uniniated. "Vedic Symbolism" introduces the major vedic concepts and reveals their esoteric sense. Read more


11.   Mathematics As Known to the Vedic Samhitas (Sri Garib Das Oriental Series No 169)
by M.D. Pandit

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12.   The Central Philosophy of the Rig-Veda
by A. Ramamurty


South Asia Books
Hardcover
(May 1992)
$32.00

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13.   Tradition and Reflection : Explorations in Indian Thought
by Wilhelm Halbfass


State Univ of New York Pr
Paperback
(March 1991)


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Shining in the Ancient Sea: The Astronomical Ancestry of Homer's Odyssey
by Laurin R. Johnson


Laurin Johnson
Paperback - 156 pages
(May 1, 1999)
$20.00

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5 out of 5 stars
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Shining in the Ancient Sea is written for the non-specialist, although it does assume that the reader is familiar with Homer's Odyssey. The book contends that the voyage of Odysseus took place in the night sky, not in the Mediterranean Sea as is commonly believed. Astronomical references buried in... Read more

15.   Language and Style of the Vedic Rsis (Suny Series in Hindu Studies)
by Tatyana J. Elizarenkova, Wendy Doniger (Editor)


State Univ of New York Pr
Paperback - 331 pages
(January 1995)


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One of the greatest scholars of the Rig Veda, Elizarenkova (oriental studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) explains the relationship between the complicated grammatical system of the ancient Indian hymn and the stylistic peculiarities of the archaic religious poetry. The hymn is seen as a vehicle... Read more

16.   Gayatri : The Highest Meditation
by Sadguru Sant Keshavadas


Kegan Paul Intl
Paperback
Reprint edition (October 1993)
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Origins of Indian Psychology
by N. Ross Reat


Asian Humanities Press
Paperback
(August 1990)
$25.00

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A brilliant study examining the development of the ancient theoretical psychological thought in India, starting from the pre-Vedic period and its maturation up to the early Buddhist period. It outlines the concept of monism in the Vedas, the Vedic concept of afterlife, the Vedic concept of the human... Read more

18.   Veda Recitation in Varanasi
by Wayne Howard

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19.   Religious Medicine : The History and Evolution of Indian Medicine
by Kenneth G. Zysk


Transaction Pub
Hardcover
(October 1992)
$49.95

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20.   Religious Healing in the Veda (Transactions of American Philosophical Society, Vol 75 Part 7)
by Kenneth G Zysk

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21.   The Artful Universe : An Introduction to the Vedic Religious Imagination (Suny Series in Hindu Studies)
by William K. Mahony


State Univ of New York Pr
Hardcover
(February 1998)
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22.   Vision of Cosmic Order in the Vedas
by Jeanine Miller

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23.   The Indra Hymns of the Rgveda (Orientalia Rhenotraiectina, Vol 36)
by J. Gonda

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24.   Rise and Barley Offerings of Veda (Orientalia Rheno-Traiectina, Vol 31)
by J. Gonda


Brill Academic Publishers
Hardcover
Vol 31 (August 1997)
$67.50

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25.   Female Deities in Vedic and Epic Literature
by Vidyadhar Sharma Guleri

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