This book answers to:
- What are the various books in the collection called Vedas in the broad sense of the word?
- What is the relevance of these texts to modern seekers?
- Does this core of the Vedas indicate new paths of spiritual knowledge?
- What does this core of the Vedas say on the ontological questions of the one and many, man and Gods, this world and other worlds?
- Are there other modes of knowledge besides intellectual knowledge, which is the type of knowledge made familiar to most of us because of advances made by western science and technology?
Table of Contents:
- The Vedic Books and their Branches
- Who are the Gods?
- The Upanishads
- That One (tat ekam) and the Many Gods
- Vedas and the Tantras
- External Interpretation of Veda
- The Secret Knowledge in Savitri
About the Author:
Dr. R.L. Kashyap is Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana in USA. He had his masters degree form Indian Institute of science, Bangalore and obtained Ph.D. form Harvard University. He is the recipient of many international awards. He has authored more than 350 research papers. He has guided more than 50 Ph.D. Scholars. He has written extensively on Veda. He has given the word-meaning of all the verses from the first 121 suktas of Rig Veda. He has to his credit six major books on the Veda. He is the Honorary Director of Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastry Institute of Vedic culture, Bangalore.