79-80), offers up citations from several Prakrit texts, a Sanskrit maxim compared to a modern English proverb, a snippet from the Mahabharata and one from the Atharva Veda
, a quotation from Bilhana, another from a Pali text, another from Hala, the ancient Indian dicing match, the northern European Totentier, and one of Carl Jung's dreams
1998: "On the Recensions of the Atharva Veda
and Atharvan Hymn Composition.
On the Recension of the Atharva Veda and Atharvan Hymn Composition.
Function and Form in the -aya-Formations of the Rig Veda and Atharva Veda.
The Atharva Veda
is particularly rich in passages in which vrata occurs parallel to manas, cets citta, hrdaya, and/or akuti (e.
Although the meaning could be conjectured on the basis of the first two passages, the presently available Orissa manuscripts of the Paippalada recension of the Atharva Veda
provide the definitive proof.
The anthology's selection of Vedic poems includes twelve whole or partial poems from the Rg Veda (15 pages) and four from the Atharva Veda