Rig Veda. Gensesis
HYMN CXXIX. Creation.
1. THEN was not non-existent nor existent: there was no realm of air, no sky beyond it. What covered in, and where? Read more
"To this day there is no internally consistent and coherent interpretation of the Vedas."
- quoted from "The Celestial Key to the Vedas" by B. Read more
It's unfortunate that there's no complete modern translation of the Rig Veda into English. Doniger's selection is a lovely starting point for readers coming to this text for the... Read morePublished on November 8, 2010 by Anne Mahoney
If you would like to read about how to denigrate hinduism, wendy doniger is your woman. She has in all her books insulted hinduism. Read morePublished on April 24, 2008 by Amazon Customer
I know nothing about the Rig Veda outside this book so cannot comment on whether the hymns selected or the translation were appropriate. Read morePublished on January 5, 2004 by Michael Fridman
Ms. Doniger seems to be biased against the Vedic religion (aka Hinduism) which can be easily gleaned by a careful reader of this work. Read morePublished on June 9, 2003
This is quite a good book, as far as it goes. Readers who would like to find a far fuller selection taken from the entire corpus of the Vedas, one that carries us beyond the... Read morePublished on March 14, 2001 by tepi