Rig Veda by Wendy Doniger
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Rig Veda
By Wendy Doniger

The Rig Veda

By (author) See other recent books by Wendy Doniger
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $33.38
Your Price: $30.04 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.34! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.50 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



Rig Veda by Wendy Doniger

Book Description

The earliest of the four Hindu religious scriptures known as the Vedas, and the first extensive composition to survive in any Indo-European language, the Rig Veda (c. 1200 900 BC) is a collection of over 1,000 individual Sanskrit hymns. A work of intricate beauty, it provides a unique insight into early Indian mythology, religion and culture. This selection of 108 of the hymns, chosen for their eloquence and wisdom, focuses on the enduring themes of creation, sacrifice, death, women, the sacred plant soma and the gods. Inspirational and profound, it provides a fascinating introduction to one of the founding texts of Hindu scripture an awesome and venerable ancient work of Vedic ritual, prayer, philosophy, legend and faith.

Buy Rig Veda book by Wendy Doniger from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780140449891
ISBN-10: 0140449892
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Wendy Doniger

Redeeming the Kamasutra by Wendy Doniger Redeeming the Kamasutra, Hardback (April 2016)

In Redeeming the Kamasutra, one of the world's foremost authorities on ancient Indian texts seeks to restore the Kamasutra to its proper place in the Sanskrit canon, as a landmark of India's secular literature.

Mahabharata by Wendy Doniger Mahabharata, Paperback (February 2016)

"Astonishing...[Satyamurti's Mahabharata] brings [the] past alive...as though it were a novel in finely crafted verse." Vinay Dharwadker

On Hinduism by Wendy Doniger On Hinduism, Paperback (January 2016)

On Hinduism is a penetrating analysis of many of the most crucial and contested issues in Hinduism, from the Vedas to the present day. In a series of 63 connected essays, it discusses Hindu concepts of polytheism, death, gender, art, contemporary puritanism, non-violence, and much more.

» View all books by Wendy Doniger

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Rig Veda book by Wendy Doniger and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Wendy Doniger

Wendy Doniger is the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago, and the translator of numerous Sanskrit texts including the Laws of Manu, and Kamasutra.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Wendy Doniger close
Love's Subtle Magic by Wendy Doniger
Redeeming the Kamasutra by Wendy Doniger
Mahabharata by Wendy Doniger
On Hinduism by Wendy Doniger
Pluralism and Democracy in India by Wendy Doniger
Norton Anthology of World Religions by Wendy Doniger
Mahabharata by Wendy Doniger
Pluralism and Democracy in India by Wendy Doniger
Norton Anthology of World Religions by Wendy Doniger
On Hinduism by Wendy Doniger
Love's Subtle Magic by Wendy Doniger
Magic Doe by Wendy Doniger
Magic Doe by Wendy Doniger
Songs of Kabir by Wendy Doniger
Implied Spider by Wendy Doniger
Hindus by Wendy Doniger
Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions by Wendy Doniger
Going Forth by Day by Wendy Doniger
John Ransom Philips by Wendy Doniger
Kamasutra by Wendy Doniger
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close