Description of Agni in the Sama Vedas

English, Vedas

This are my favorites quotes about Agni in the Sama Vedas that contains a good description of Agni, the fire God. The powerful Agni, the immortal, the parent of wealth, and who is dear to us as a friend. 0 Agni, our purifier and our creator, liberally bestow on us, in reputable ways, food-increasing wealth, …

Wine in vedic litteratur

English, Vedas

History of wine In Vedism but also in Ayurveda, Sura (wine) has been worshiped by gods and honored by priests. In vedic rites, wine is used for the success of the sacrifice (the sautramani sacrifice_. It is an excellent solace to the gods who call it nectar and to the forefathers who call it ‘svadha’. …

Moon-Plant Sacrifice in Sama Vedas

English, Non classé, Vedas

The Samhita of the Sama Veda consists of a series of verses telling the story of the moon-plant sacrifice which is also named Somayaga. The Sama Veda is composed of different prayers to the deities who are supposed to honor the ceremony with their presence. The ceremony starts by preparing the moon-plant juice. The first …