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Author Gonda, J. (Jan), 1905-1991.

Title The vision of the Vedic poets by J. Gonda
Published The Hague, Mouton, 1963


Description 1 online resource (372 pages)
Series Disputationes Rheno-Trajectinae, 8
Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht. Instituut voor Oosterse en Slavische Talen. Disputationes Rheno-Trajectinae ; 8
Contents I. Introduction; II. Dhīh ̣in the Rg̣veda; III. Dhītih ̣in the Rg̣veda; IV. The verb dhī- in the Rg̣veda; V. The adjective dhīra- in the Rg̣veda; VI. Some compounds and derivatives; VII. The relevant occurrences in the Atharvaveda; VIII. The terms dhīh, ̣ dhītih, ̣ dhīrah ̣in the other samḥitās and the brāhmanạ̄h;̣ IX. Dhīh, ̣ dhīrah ̣etc. in the Upanisạds; X. The Iranian cognates; XI. Light; XII. Some notes on the function of the "heart"; XIII. Dhyānam; XIV. Some notes on Buddhist ideas on "vision"; XV. Pratibhā; XVI. The root ven-; Index of Sanskrit words; General index
Summary This book is primarily intended to be an Investigation into the Meaning and Religious significance of the important Vedic term dhi, which has been variously and often inadequately translated
Notes Includes index
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Subject Vedas -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Vedic language -- Semantics
RELIGION -- Hinduism -- Sacred Writings.
Vedic language -- Semantics.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783110908923