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'theophagic' immolation ('purushamedha') illustrated in the Vedas and other archaic scriptures.
Essentials of Hindu Dharma
gives some additional details on the.
Genocide of women in hinduism
enforcement of Vedic apartheid, Vedic human sacrifice (purushamedha) and female infanticide were used to oppress the native Dravidoids.
Sarameyavinoda in Manasollasa: Dogs for Recreation and Hunting
Purushamedha (human sacrifice).
Vedic Brahmanism and Its Offshoots
The Purushamedha or sacrifice of a man, imitating that of the cosmic Purusha, cf. Purusha Sukta as well as, in its Shrauta form, the Ashvamedha. •.

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The Mahabharata's tragic hero
But the story, as Bhima tells it, was that Baka collected men on behalf of the king who wanted to conduct the Purushamedha, or the human sacrifice festival.

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Purushamedha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Purushamedha (literally translated, "human sacrifice") is a Vedic yajna (ritual) described in the Yajurveda (VS 30–31).
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Purushamedha - Description: Purushamedha (literally translated, "human sacrifice") is a Vedic yajna (ritual) described in the Yajurveda (VS 30–31).
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[Advaita-l] Purushamedha. Sunil Bhattacharjya sunil_bhattacharjya at .
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Sep 24, 2009 One is Purushamedha per se.
Jun 25, 2011 Purushamedha - Informative & researched article on Purushamedha from Indianetzone, the largest free encyclopedia on India.

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