As indicated by its very name the book contains topics dealing with facets of the pre-historic civilization of Vedic India. In this book in eighteen articles attempts have been made to throw some light on various aspects of Vedic religion and philosophy, the Vedic concept of god, the birth of mythology in the hymn poetry, characteristics of the Vedic language, the outlook of the Vedic seers on life and death, the social values of the Vedic Aryans, their ecological ideas etc. Attempts have also been made to acquaint the reader with Vedic music and the mechanisms of saman-singing in the rituals. Thus, the book cuts a broad swath of Vedic culture offering the reader a precise and concise presentation of the multifaceted heritage of India.
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