The Vedic Age

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The Audio Files are organised in following manner. (Chapter 1-17)

I. The Approach to History
II. The Aryan Invasion Theory
III. The Vedas
IV. The Upanishads
V. The History of the Veda and the Secret of the Persistent Vedism of Indian Thought and Spirituality
VI. The Veda and the History of the Vedic Age
VII. How to Recover the Perfect Truth of the Veda
VIII. The Secret of the Veda
IX. Historical Background – How the Veda Suffered the Mutilation of Its Sense
X. Interpretation of the Veda by Indian Scholarship
XI. The Problem of Vedic Interpretation
XII. The Philological Basis For the Interpretation of the Veda
XIII. The Psychological and the Historical Bases for the Interpretation of the Veda
XIV. The Doctrine of the Mystics
XV. The Veda in the Eyes of the Historians
XVI. A Broad Perspective on the History of India
XVII. The History of the Vedic Age
The Origins of Aryan Speech
A Note on Vedic Literature

[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 1″ icon=”fa-music”]1. History is commonly understood as “the study………………………essential but a very narrow ambit of man’s life.(page 1-7)

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2. The Integral Spiritual Approach…………………………..human capacity without an inner change.(page 7-11)

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3. An inner change can be brought about only………………………..ephemeral theories reaches our knowledge.(page 11-21)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 2″ icon=”fa-music”]3. An inner change can be brought about only………………………..ephemeral theories reaches our knowledge.(page 11-21)

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4. To us who are dominated today by the prestige……………………..is bound to depart into the limbo of forgotten theories.(page21-23)

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5. With the acceptance of.. modern opinions………………………….mass of incoherence differently composed.(page23-28)

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6. In the light of the above, the only remaining basis………………….unfounded and far-fetched conclusions.(page 28-39)

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9. At the root of all that we Hindus…………………………………………………………………succeeding ages have all been fed.(page 62-65)

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9. At the root of all that we Hindus…………………………………………………………………succeeding ages have all been fed.(page 62-65)

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10. The vedas are the roots of Indian…………………………….belief remains to be unshaken.(page 65-67 )

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12. Man, although living here in Bhu …………………………………..evolutionary and reactionary powers.(page 72-73)

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13. A symbolic system of external sacrifice…………………………..can be attained only by yoga.(page 73-78)

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[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 4″ icon=”fa-music”]13. A symbolic system of external sacrifice…………………………..can be attained only by yoga.(page 73-78)

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14. The upanishads – an overview……………………..persistent Indian idea of the Dharma.(page 78-83)

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15. Veda and Vedanta…………………………………………………..the generalisations of Vedanta were built.(page)

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16. The philosophy of the upanishads……………………………what eagerness should not fill us to.(page 86-)

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17. The History of the Veda and the Secret………………………………..His more secret works are becoming apparent.(page 91-98)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 5″ icon=”fa-music”]17. The History of the Veda and the Secret………………………………..His more secret works are becoming apparent.(page 91-98)

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18. The Physical Heredity…………………………………..the witnesses or the partakers.(page 98-101)

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19. The Reign of Vedic Philosophies……………………………………..the early Rishis to their distant posterity.(page 101-103)

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20. This vitalising core of philosophy, this………………………………………..by a conscious fulfilment to return.(page 103-107)

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21. It is this wise and necessary institution…………………………………….brotherhood and equality.(page 107-117)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 6″ icon=”fa-music”]22. The Veda and the History of the Vedic Age………………………………………..will disappear and come to nothing.(page 110-112)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 7″ icon=”fa-music”]25. The Supreme Importance of the Recovery…………………………………………….arrival more triumphant. (page 120-121)

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26 (B) The True and the Only Means of the Recovery………………………………………by our lower instruments.(page 121-125)

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27. We have, for instance, the remarkable…………………………………………..needed for our intellectual security.(page 125-126)

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28. This method, by which, as I hold,…………………………………………….clear and steady use of the faculties.(page 126-128)

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29. In three of the external aids…………………..that inmost secret Divinity within us.(page 128-131)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 8″ icon=”fa-music”]31. Yet these obscure and barbarous……………………………exist in the ancient sacred writings.(page 134-137)

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32. (B) Sri Aurobindo’s Hypothesis………………………….to be found in the Vedic hymns.(page 137-143)

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33. It was, therefore, with a double interest……………………………………action in all consecration of works.(page 143-147)

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34. The offerings were more difficult………………………..remains still a secret.(page 147-151)

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35. Historical Background – How the veda suffered…………………………………….the contents of inspiration.(page 152-.)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 9″ icon=”fa-music”]37. The hymns possess indeed a finished……………………………………………..the Robbers by the streams.(page 153-154)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 10″ icon=”fa-music”]39. Interpretation of the Veda by Indian Scholarship …………………………forwards into the penetralia.(page 160-164)

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40. (iii) Swami Dayanand’s Interpretation of the Veda………………………………..failed to discover the right relations.(page 164-169 )

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 11″ icon=”fa-music”]41. Our first duty, therefore, is to determine……………………………………………a finely woven, yet straightforward tissue.(page 168-171)

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42. According to my theory the outer sacrifice………………………………………produce results of a high importance.(page 171-175)

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43. (A) The Three Necessary Processes…………………………………………..study of the Vedic hymns themselves.(page 176-181)

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44 (B) The Three Different Tests or Bases………………………………………..remains its own best authority.(page 181-185)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 12″ icon=”fa-music”]45. The Philological basis for the interpretation ………………………the data lie ready for investigation.(page 186-189)

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46 The error of philology which prevented……………………………………knowledge had fled from its coverings.(page 189-196)

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 13″ icon=”fa-music”]47 XIII. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND THE HISTORICAL BASES…… ………..to hold constantly in front.(page 197-202)

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48. Sri Aurobindo rendered these in English as follows:……………………………………………..grouped around these central conceptions.(page 202-210)

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49. After examining the very first hymn……………………………………………..a book of wisdom and deepest knowledge.(page 210-219)

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50 Just as in the second hymn …………………………………………..not fall away from the consciousness. (page 219-225)

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51. Come, O Indra, with thy………………………………….the central notion of the Veda.(page 225-238)

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52. XIII. The Psychological and the historical bases…………………………..work which is symbolised by the sacrifice.(page 197-203)

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53. In Sri Aurobindo’s view, in the first……………………………………..opening Sukta of the Veda.(page 201-203)

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54. Agni in the Veda is always presented………………………………..to be symbolised in the sacrifice.(page 203-205)

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55. The state of immortality thus attained………………………………………in the wide and the limitless.(page 205-208)

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56. Agni is, preeminently, the Immortal……………………………………………………discernment) that does the work.(page208-211)

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57. The above three riks occur as the…………………………………………………….confusion in their working and results.(page 221-215)

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58. Sri Aurobindo’s detailed discussion not……………………………………………fierce speed on the path.(page 215-217)

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59. Here the Ashwins are described as………………………..……………………………………………godhead where the Immortals are.(page 217-219)

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60. Sri Aurobindo here dwells on these……………………………..at last from the great human journey.(page 219-203)

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61. By the action of the Ashwins…………………………superconscious beatitude.(page 223-)

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62. In the upward movement the horses…………………………………………………………away from the consciousness.(page 223-225)

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63. ‘Come, O Indra, with thy rich………………………………………….track to the cave of the Panis.(page 225-227)

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64. But the conception of this hymn………………………………………….my sacrifice as its upbearers.(page 227-229)

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65. In the above Riks the all-gods are called……………………………………………………Bliss the supreme result.(page 229-236)

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66. Such, then, is the character of Saraswati…………………………………………….Vedic idea of existence. 236-42

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67. The sea of the superconscient is the…………………………………….mortal arrives at Immortality. 242-48

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68. Such is the undoubted substance of…………………………………………….ambrosia of the gods. 248-253

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69. ‘Indra found the honey stored in the Shining One…………………………………………ambrosia of the gods. 252-253

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70. ‘Indra found the honey stored in……………………………………….This is the Vedic immortality. 253-256

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71. The means of this finding and expanding……………………………in it all fulfil their workings,

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72. And in order that we may not, haunted…………………………………………….and their illumined posterity, 257-263

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73. Sarama and Her Work………………………………….Truth put into active movement, 263-265

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74. The hill of our already formed triple existence…………………………..Truth put into active movement, 264-265

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75. We find another allusion to Sarama………………………..or else only the physical Dawn? 265-267

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76. We find another allusion to Sarama………………………..or else only the physical Dawn? 265-267

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77 The Dasyus, the Aryans and the Conquest……………….become subject to the Aryan. 267-269

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78 The Angiras Legend, the Vritra Myths……………………..the Panis is a principal episode. 270-272

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79 (x) The Vedic Sacrifice and Its Principal Features……………..the Panis is a principal episode. 272

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80 The principal features of sacrifice…………………………………to recover the herds of the Sun. 272-273

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81 Brihaspati is the Master of the creative………………………………………….…….sense of this ancient Scripture. 273-277

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82 (i) The Colloquy of Indra and Agastya……..…..by the Truth which is beyond. 277-279

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83 (ii) Indra and the Thought-Forces…………………….……………..confirmed by the mind. 279-283

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84 The name of God, the mantra,……………………………..five inhabitable worlds & their peoples. CWSA 16, 721-23

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85 The submission to Indra has been made; …………………Supreme Soul or universal Being. 281-282

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86 The process of formation of the mantra……………….which his human faculties aspire. 282-284

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87 Indra, affirmed and accepted,…………………….too great for our ordinary capacity. 284-285

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88 The Maruts, thus reinforced in strength……………………psychological sense of the Vedic symbol. 286-287

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89 “Life is the condition from which…………………………………….Swar, of which Indra is the lord. 287-288

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90 (iv) The Key Conceptions of the Vedic Rishis…………………………………………Swar, of which Indra is the lord. 287-288

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91. For this Vijnana is a divine and not a………………………………………illumination of the human soul. 288-290

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92. Surya enlightens the mind and the thoughts……………………………….for the fourfold (four-footed). 290-292

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93 “Surya, as the creator, as the supreme………………………………………….the god Savitri, by his greatness. 292-293

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94 “But it is not only the full capacity…………………………………………………affirmation of thee, O Savitri. 293-295

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95 Surya means the illumined or the luminous………………………………………mounts to the supramental Truth. 295-296

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96 (v) Bhaga Savitri, the Enjoyer……………………………………………….of the world manifests itself. 296-298

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97 Nothing can limit, nothing can diminish…………………………………this that greatest Delight. 298-299

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98 (vi) Brihaspati, the Power of the Soul……………………………………..enlightenment and right action. 299-300

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99 This self-expressive Soul, Brihaspati,……………………………………….enlightenment and right action. 300

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100 (vii) The Ribhus, Artisans of Immortality……………………………….aspirations after Immortality. 300-301

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101 The names of the three Ribhus are,…………………………………………all other immortalising works. 301-302

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102 The second work of the Ribhus…………………………………………………companionship with its infinite mother. 302

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103 Another great work of the Ribhus……………………………………..it the immortal essence. 302-303

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104 B. The Basic Approach and the Beginnings………………………………….symbolised by the sacrifice.” 198-203

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105 “The Vedic sacrifice is, psychologically…………………………………………..beyond all stumblings (duritАni). 203-207

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106 Agni is, preeminently, the Immortal…………………………………….…..Sukta (I.2.7-9) runs as follows: 208-210

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107 It is the wine of that immortal essence…………………………………………….sacrifice, the perfect work. 303-304

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108 (viii) Brahmanaspati, Vishnu and Rudra…………………………………….last of Vishnu’s three strides. 304-309

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109 The Vedantic Conception of the Brahman………………….all the gods in himself. (included diary 2014 pg 240-41) 309-310

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110 (x) Soma, Lord of Delight and Immortality………………………………………………………….the immortal Ananda. 310-

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111 So received, sifted, strained, the Soma-…………………………………………………….to receive the Soma. 311-312

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112 Thus received and purified…………………………….is the food of the soul. 312-314

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113. E. The Historical Confirmation of the……………………………………….ancient mystic adoration. 314-320

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 14″ icon=”fa-music”]113 E. The Historical Confirmation of the……………………………………….ancient mystic adoration. 314-320

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114 The soul of man soars as the Bird,………………………………….to the Aryan worshipper! 320-321

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115 But where are these worlds and……………………………………….ecstasy to the highest heavens. 321-324

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116 Our sacrifice is the offering………………………………………………………………….rule her as her king. 324

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117 The image of this sacrifice is…………………………………….……….his free and utter passing on. 324-325

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118 But the Dasyu is the natural……………………………………..of the mighty and helpful deities. 325-326

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119 The Vedic deities are names, powers…………………………………………….great and luminous godheads. 326-

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120 All this Vedic imagery is easy to…………………………….same personages is enacted. 326-327

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121 To what gods shall the sacrifice………………………..………….and joy into our humanity. 327

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122 Indra, the Puissant next,…………………………world up to the highest Beatitude. 327-328

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123 Of that beatitude Soma is the……………………………………..powers of the Truth of Surya. 328

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124 For the whole bliss of Soma………………………….remains yet to be discovered 328-332

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 15″ icon=”fa-music”]125 THE Veda in the eyes of……………………………………………………………….………of Greece and Rome. 333-336

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126 This change was evidently due……………………………………………..…regarding the Veda. 336-347

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127 The Modern Pundits and…………………………………………………….most inventive Dravidians. 347-357

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128 “We may… regard the Panis……………………………………………..they are the siddhas. 357-362

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129 “…the Dasyus, sometimes represented……………………………upward the delivered herds. 362-363

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130 Vala dwells in a lair, a hole (bila)………………………………………….…upward the delivered herds. 362-363

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131 Sometimes we have simply the……………………………………….civilised and Vedantic Dravidians. 363-367

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133 How We May Recover Our Lost…………………………..her own and the world’s fetters. 380-382

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 16″ icon=”fa-music”]134 XVI. A BROAD PERSPECTIVE ON THE………………………….themselves and in all around them. 384-388

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135 It is essential, if we are to get……………………………………………….……her civilisation and culture. 388-389

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136 …the principle, the essential intention…………………………..…..possibilities of the human being. 389-390

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137 The Four Powers of the Ancient Indian…………………………….…………because it is the Infinite. 390-393

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138 But this supreme spirituality and……………………….…..to idealism or ethicism. 393-396

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139 Everywhere we find this tendency…………………………………………..impulse of its mind and life. 396-397

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140 The Ages of Greatness and Decline………………………..European wave swept over India. 397-400

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141 Indian Polity – the Falsity of……………………………..and the eastern view of things. 400-407

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142 The unification of the East and the West………………………………….to be and strives to become. 406-409

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”Chapter 17″ icon=”fa-music”]142 The unification of the East and the West………………………………….to be and strives to become. 406-409

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143 B. The Vedic Age – the Symbolic…………………….expressions of the same hidden Reality. 409-412

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144 As if that were all, as if the men………………………………expressions of the same hidden Reality. 411-412

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145 C. The Mentality of Vedic Rishis………………………….distinguishing gift and cultural motive. 412-414

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146 “…the spirit of Indian religion and………………………develops the action of Nature. 414-416

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147 “…the spirit of Indian religion and………………………….development of our historic culture. 414-418

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148 This inner Vedic religion started………………………………..of the one nameless Ineffable. 418-419

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149 There is the one Existence, ekaМ sat………………………………………different curve of other cultures. 419-420

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150 For a time had come when………………………………………………….…a highest ether of knowledge. 420-422

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151 F. The Ancient Indian Polity………………………………………………………………..life and a new creation. 422-427

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152 The story of Satyakama Jabala……………………………………………………sadharmya, likeness to God. 427-430

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153 I. The Hindu Explanation of the……………………………………………….and immature conclusions. 430-433

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154 I will take this Puranic theory……………………………………………………..explored tract of knowledge. 433-442

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”The Origins of Aryan Speech” icon=”fa-music”]154 I will take this Puranic theory……………………………………………………..explored tract of knowledge. 433-442

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155 But the affinities of languages………………………………………………………Buddha over Atharvaveda. 442-453

Download[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”A Note on Vedic Literature” icon=”fa-music”]155 But the affinities of languages………………………………………………………Buddha over Atharvaveda. 442-453

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156 (v) The Veda and Human Life:…………………………………………………….is that of Aryabhatta (500 A.D.). 453-464

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157 The Upavedas………………………………………………………………………….……….many in poetic form also. 464-470

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