Frits Staal. · Rating details · 4 ratings · 0 reviews. The work records one of the most complicated vedic rituals – Fire Altar – in full length currently used among . Title, Agni: The Vedic Ritual of the Fire Altar. Author, Frits Staal. Publisher, Motilal Banarsidass, Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Agni, the Vedic Ritual of the Fire Altar. Front Cover. Frits Staal, Cherumukku Vaidikan Somayajipad, M. Itti Ravi Nambudiri. Motilal Banarsidass,
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Stas rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Return to Book Page. Throughout his life, agnj campaigned for the preservation of the Vedic culture. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Apart from several books, he wrote more than articles on Sanskrit, philosophy of language and history of science.
Agni: The Vedic Ritual Of The Fire Altar. 2v. Rep. With All Tapes
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. July fritx, Sindhu Kaimal marked it as stal Jan 06, A – Z Books Published: The second volume, edited with the assistance of Pamela MacFarland, contains contributions by an international galaxy of scholars on archeology, the pre-Vedic Indian background, geometry, ritual vessels, music, Mudras, Mimamsa, a survey of Srauta traditions in recent times, the influence of Vedic ritual in the Homa traditions of Indonesia, Tibet, China, Japan and related topics.
Want to Read saving…. Ina consortium of scholars, led by Staal, documented the twelve-day performance, in Panjal village, Keralaof the Vedic Agnicayana ritual.
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He was also a scholar of Greek and Indian logic and philosophy and Sanskrit grammar. Lists with This Book. Apart from several books, he also wrote more than articles on Sanskrit, philosophy of language and history of science Some of the earliest and rarest recordings of Veda recitation and chant were made by frrits foreigner, Frits Staal, during a ride he undertook across south India on an old Royal Enfield.
Frihs Francis marked it as to-read Jul 12, Open Preview See a Problem? Chomsky himself has said that the first generative grammar in the modern sense was Panini’s grammar. Jan marked it as to-read Nov 26, Strategies of Developing Countries: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The ceremonies required construction of a fire altar in the shape of a bird, using 1, bricks; the participation of 17 priests; libation of Soma juice and oblation of other materials.
They never claim knowledge that they do not possess. Some of the earliest and agnu recordings of Veda recitation and chant were made by a foreigner, Frits Staal, during a ride he undertook across south India on an old Royal Enfield.
Refresh and try again. Simon marked it as to-read Feb 12, He also studied the application of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and astronomy in this complex ritual. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
India’s sacred knowledge is contained in the Vedas, the Brahmanas appended to them, and the Aranyakas and the Upanishads that serve as an epilogue or conclusion. To ask other readers questions about Agniplease sign up. In the s, some Namboodiri scholars fits concerned about the weakening and possible disappearance of Vedic crits. The ancient discoveries were motivated by the need to preserve exact Sanskrit pronunciation and expression given the primacy of language in ancient Indian thought.
Renumol marked it as to-read Jul 21, A scholarship instituted by the Government of India brought him to India for three years of studying Indian philosophy at the University of Madras staa, Banaras Hindu University. Retrieved from ” https: Staal recalled the willingness of Namboodiri scholars to share their knowledge.
HighBeam Research subscription required. They will not preach or become pompous. At Mylapore in Chennai, he studied Panini’s Sanskrit grammar under an expert. He observed that rituals could not be fully understood by mere access to texts.