Rigvedic

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History Of Hinduism - Vedic Period - Rigvedic Religion
... Many Rigvedic hymns concern the fire ritual (Agnihotra) and especially the offering of Soma to the gods (Somayajna) ... While Rigvedic deva is variously applied to most gods, including many of the Asuras, the Devas are characterized as Younger Gods while Asuras are the Older Gods (pūrve devāḥ) ...
Dard People - Origin
... Parpola (1999) identifies "Proto-Dardic" with "Proto-Rigvedic", suggesting that the Dards are the linguistic descendants of the bearers of proto Rigvedic culture ca ... dialects that continue peculiarities of Rigvedic Sanskrit, such as the gerund in -tvī (p ...
Indo-Aryan Migration - Textual References - Rigveda - Rigvedic Rivers and Reference of Samudra
... While the geography of the Rigvedic rivers is unclear in some of the early books of the Rigveda, the Nadistuti hymn is an important source for the geography of ... The Sarasvati River is one of the chief Rigvedic rivers ... is sometimes quoted as the locus of the early Rigvedic river ...
Vedic Sanskrit - History - Prehistoric Derivation
... On the side of vocabulary, Rigvedic Sanskrit shows a considerable number of loanwords taken from an indigenous Indian source ... Parpola (1999) elaborates the model and has "Proto-Rigvedic" Indo-Aryans intrude the BMAC around 1700 BC ... Harappan horizon from about 1900 BC, and "Proto-Rigvedic" (Proto-Dardic) intrusion to the Punjab as corresponding to the Swat culture from about 1700 BC ...
Ratha - Textual Evidence
... Among Rigvedic deities, notably Ushas (the dawn) rides in a chariot, as well as Agni in his function as a messenger between gods and men ... The Rigvedic chariots are described as made of Salmali (RV 10.85.20), Khadira and Simsapa (RV 3.53.19) ... In RV 6.61.13, the Sarasvati river is described as being big like a chariotof the Rigvedic chariot ...