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Rig Veda

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

In Hinduism, the oldest and principal of the Vedas, composed in the 2nd millennium bc and containing a collection of hymns in early Sanskrit.

See overview in Oxford Index

Rig Veda

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 407 words.

The Rig Veda or Rgveda (after rks, meaning mantra) is the oldest of the collections (samhitas) of

Rig Veda

David Adams Leeming and Margaret Adams Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Creation Myths

January 1994; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 36 words.

Dating from at least the second millenium b.c.e., the Rig Veda contains the earliest known versions of the Indian

The Age of the Rig Veda

R.S. Sharma.

in India’s Ancient Past

January 2007; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 4322 words.

The Indo-Iranians came from two areas of Central Asia. The Aryans in India are known from the Rig Veda. This text is the earliest text of the Indo-European languages. The Indo-Aryans were...

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Rig Veda

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

In Hinduism, the oldest and principal of the Vedas, composed in the 2nd millennium bc and containing a collection of hymns in early Sanskrit.

See overview in Oxford Index

Rig Veda

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 176 words.

We meditate on the lovely light of the god, Savitri:May it stimulate our thoughts!

The Gāyatrī bk. 3, hymn

Rig Veda

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 176 words.

We meditate on the lovely light of the god, Savitri:May it stimulate our thoughts!

The Gāyatrī bk. 3, hymn

Rig Veda

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 176 words.

We meditate on the lovely light of the god, Savitri:May it stimulate our thoughts!

The Gāyatrī bk. 3, hymn

Rig Veda

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

Whence this creation has arisen—perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not—the one who looks down on it, in

Rig Veda

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

Whence this creation has arisen—perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not—the one who looks down on it, in

Rig Veda

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

Whence this creation has arisen—perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not—the one who looks down on it, in

Rig Veda

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

Whence this creation has arisen—perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not—the one who looks down on it, in

Rig Veda

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

Whence this creation has arisen—perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not—the one who looks down on it, in

Rig Veda

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

Whence this creation has arisen—perhaps it formed itself, or perhaps it did not—the one who looks down on it, in

Rig Veda

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 9 words.

Rig Veda

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

Rig Veda

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 26 words.

in Hinduism, the oldest and principal of the Vedas, composed in the 2nd millennium bc and containing a collection of hymns in early Sanskrit....

Hymns from the Rig Veda

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Settings (1907–12) by Holst of his translations of words from the Sanskrit; there are 23, in five sets, for different combinations of voices and instruments.

See overview in Oxford Index

Hymns from the Rig Veda

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 71 words.

23 settings by Holst of his trans. of words from the Sanskrit. There are 5 sets: 9 Hymns, solo

Rig-Veda (collection of hymns):

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7 words.

Hymns from the Rig Veda

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 32 words.

Settings (1907–12) by Holst of his translations of words from the Sanskrit; there are 23, in five sets, for different combinations of voices and instruments....