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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Musings
We're of the old religion, sired of Time, and born of our beloved Earth Mother. For too long the people have trodden a stony path that goes only onward beneath a sky that goes only upwards. The Horned God plays in a lonely glade for the people are scattered...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian

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Vedic Rites and Sacrifices
Vedic Rites and Sacrifices. In a broad sense, every religious act by an individual, or a group of devoted people is a sacrifice (yajna).
M arriage, Vedic Style The Core Vedic rites as translated in the book
The Core Vedic rites as translated in the book 'The. Vedic Experience: Mantramanjari' by R. Panikkar et.
Vedic Religion
Vedic rituals, some of which are humanity's old- est enduring rites, and discusses the nature of important Vedic deities.
Veda in Nepal
such Vedic rituals as the Lak ahoma and the Påkaśråddha (1216-1255. AD).
Iyer Marriages (Rites and Rituals) BY P.R.Ramachander,
carrying out these rituals. Broadly in the iyer marriage the Vedic rituals are 1. Groom asks for the girl from her father through intermediaries 2.

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Mumbai: 'Satyanarayan Puja' at Ram Mandir Sees Good Attendance
Anant Bhat performed the Vedic rites and distributed 'prasadam' to all the devotees. Udupi Padmanabha Pai rendered a Bhajan recital at the beginning of the programme.

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Historical Vedic religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vedic Rites (Rituals) : kalpa « SatyaVeda: All about the Veda
Apr 6, 2009 Vedic Rituals have not completely disappeared and yajnas have been srauta sastras describe the method of performing the vedic rites.
Vedic Rites
Its liturgy is reflected in the text of the Vedas. The religion centered on a clergy ( the Brahmins) administering sacrificial rites.
Scientists to study Vedic rites in Kerala village
Jan 14, 2011 Can ancient mantras induce rains? Do Vedic chants impact the surrounding environment?
The Hindu : Handbook on Vedic rites

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