Rig Veda (English Edition)

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Title: Rig Veda (English Edition)
Author: Ralph T.H. Griffith.
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Rig Veda (English Edition)

Rig VedaThe Rig-Veda is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. Some of its verses are still recited as Hindu prayers, at religious functions and other occasions, putting these among the world's oldest religious texts in continued use. The Rig-Veda contains several mythological and poetical accounts of the origin of the world, hymns praising the gods, and ancient prayers for life, prosperity, etc. It is one of the oldest extant texts in any Indo-European language. Philological and linguistic evidence indicate that the Rig-Veda was composed in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent, roughly between 1700–1100 BC. This is the Ralph T.H. Griffith English translation of the Rig Veda.