Warning COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement. All orders will be processed as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
Vedic Books - Purveyors of fine Indological Books! MY ACCOUNT  MY CART  CHECKOUTVedic Books Sale 2011
LiveZilla Live Help
VEDIC BOOKS » MASTERS » The Secret of the Veda MY ACCOUNT  |  MY CART  |  CHECKOUT
BOOK SEARCH
BROWSE
BROWSE
AGNIHOTRA
ARTS
ASTROLOGY
AYURVEDA
BIOGRAPHY
BUDDHISM
CHILDRENS BOOKS
COMMUNITIES
COOKING
DIARIES
DIVINATION
EDUCATION
ENVIRONMENT
FRANCAIS
GENERAL
GIFT VOUCHERS
HEALING
HINDI BOOKS
HISTORY
INSPIRATION
JYOTISH
LANGUAGES
MASTERS
  GURU DEVA
  J KRISHNAMURTI
  RABRINDRANATH TAGORE
  SRI CHINMAYANANDA
  ACHARYA VINOBA BHAVE
  AMMA
  ANANDAMAYI MA
  BABAJI
  DALAI LAMA
  JP VASWANI
  LAHIRI MAHASAYA
  MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI
  MAHATMA GANDHI
  MOTHER TERESA
  OSHO
  PARAMAHANSA YOGANANDA
  PRABHUPADA
  RAMAKRISHNA
  RAMANA MAHARSHI
  SADHU VASWANI
  SATYA SAI BABA
  SATYANANDA
  SHIRDI SAI BABA
  SHRI MATAJI NIRMAL
  SIVANANDA
  SRI AUROBINDO
  SRI NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ
  SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR
  SWAMI DAYANANDA SARASWATI
  SWAMI RAMA
  SWAMI RAMDAS
  SWAMI SUDDHANANDA
  THE MOTHER
  VANAMALI
  VIVEKANANDA
  YOGI ASHWINI
MEDITATION
MUSIC
ORGANIC FARMING
PHILOSOPHY
PSYCHOLOGY
RELIGIONS
SANSKRIT
SPIRITUAL TEXTS
SPIRITUALITY
TANTRA
TIBETAN BUDDHISM
TRAVEL
VASTU
VEDANTA
VEDIC MATHEMATICS
VEGETARIANISM
WOMEN
YOGA
LATEST RELEASES
LATEST RELEASES  more
You can be Healthy
You can be Healthy
$16.99
$12.74
Affiliate Program
Affiliates

Join Now
Affiliate Log In
Affiliate Information
DAILY WISDOM

1

More wisdom...

QUICK INFO
About Us
Shipping Info
Vedic Books FAQ
Privacy Notice
Terms & Conditions
Contact Us
WE ACCEPT

The Secret of the Veda

by Sri Aurobindo

No customer reviews yet. ( Be the first )
$12.99 $9.74

Quantity:

A study of the way of writing of the Vedic mystics, their philosophic system, their system of symbols and the truths they figure, and translations of selected hymns of the Rig-Veda.

"Is there at all or is there still a secret of the Veda?" Sri Aurobindo asks in the opening sentence of this book. He examines the ritualistic and naturalistic theory of nineteenth-century European scholars and then sets forth his own view:

"The hypothesis I propose is that the Rig-veda is itself the one considerable document that remains to us from the early period of human thought of which the historic Eleusinian and Orphic mysteries were the failing remnants, when the spiritual and psychological knowledge of the race was concealed, for reasons now difficult to determine, in a veil of concrete and material figures and symbols which protected the sense from the profane and revealed it to the initiated... To disengage this less obvious but more important sense [of the Vedic ritual system] by fixing the import of Vedic terms, the sense of Vedic symbols and the psychological functions of the Gods is thus a difficult but necessary task, for which these chapters and the translations that accompany them are only a preparation."

Contents:

  • The Problem and its Solution
  • A Retrospect of Vedic Theory
  • Modern Theories
  • The Philological Method of the Veda
  • Agni and the Truth
  • The Victory of the Fathers
  • The Conquest over the Dasyus
  • Selected Hymns
  • Hymns of the Atris
  • "The Origins of Aryan Speech"

About the Author:

Sri Aurobindo was an Indian/Hindu nationalist, scholar, poet, mystic, evolutionary philosopher, yogi and guru. After a short political career in which he became one of leaders of the early movement for the freedom of India from British rule, Sri Aurobindo turned to the development and practice of a new spiritual path which he called the "integral yoga," the aim of which was to further the evolution of life on earth by establishing a high level of spiritual consciousness which he called the Supermind that would represent a divine life.

Sri Aurobindo wrote prolifically in English on his spiritual philosophy and practice, on social and political development, on Indian culture including extensive commentaries and translations of ancient Indian scriptures, on literature and poetry including the writing of much spiritual poetry.

 

 

 

 

 





Detailed Product Info:

Title: The Secret of the Veda
Author(s): Sri Aurobindo
ISBN: 9788170585817
Bibliographic Information: Pages: 604, Dimensions (in cms): 14x22
Format: Soft Cover
Language: English
Help us to improve our product listings by updating product information.
Vedic Books Sales Rank:

Today: 4076
Yesterday: 4076
Vedic Books Product Explorer

Explore more books in Vedic Books > RELIGIONS > HINDUISM
Vedic Books > MASTERS
Vedic Books > PHILOSOPHY
Vedic Books > RELIGIONS
Vedic Books > SPIRITUAL TEXTS
Vedic Books > MASTERS > SRI AUROBINDO
Vedic Books > SPIRITUAL TEXTS > VEDAS
What Do Customers Ultimately Buy After Viewing This Item?

The Inner Teachings of the Philosophy and Religion of India 20% buy
The Inner Teachings of the Philosophy and Religion of India
$31.49 $23.62
Kalidasa - Essays and Translations 20% buy
Kalidasa - Essays and Translations
$8.49 $6.37
Letters on Poetry, Literature and Art 20% buy
Letters on Poetry, Literature and Art
$5.99 $4.49
Letters on Savitri 20% buy
Letters on Savitri
$4.95 $3.71
Collected Plays and Short Stories - 2 Volumes 20% buy
Collected Plays and Short Stories - 2 Volumes
$18.99 $14.24
Write Review Reviews
Customers who bought this product also purchased...
The Superman
The Superman
Realization of the Supreme Self
Realization of the Supreme Self
The Self-Revealed Knowledge that Liberates the Spirit
The Self-Revealed Knowledge that Liberates the Spirit
Ashtavakra Gita
Ashtavakra Gita
Lights on the Upanishads: With Sri Aurobindo Darshana
Lights on the Upanishads: With Sri Aurobindo Darshana
The Supramental Manifestation Upon Earth
The Supramental Manifestation Upon Earth
SHOPPING CART  more
0 items
LOG IN
E-Mail Address:
Password:
Secure Log In
New User
Forgot Password?
TELL A FRIEND
 
Tell someone you know about this book.
RECENTLY VIEWED
The Secret of the Veda
Hundred Facets if Vinoba
Indian Religious Thought
The Rise of Civilization in India and Pakistan
Ardha-Martanda
Mysticism in Shaivism and Christianity
Cost Reduction for Primary School Buildings
Meditations from the Tantras
Miracles of Indian Herbs
The Art of Prediction in Astrology
BOOK REVIEWS  more
Write ReviewWrite a review for this book!
ARTICLES

New Articles (0)
All Articles (326)
Aromatherapy (16)
Ayurveda (51)
Diet (22)
Green Building (3)
Green Gardening (9)
Jyotish (10)
Natural Energy (5)
Recycling (2)
Sacred Sites (6)
Saints of India (1)
Spiritual Insight (54)
Sustainability (7)
Vaastu (2)
Vedic Agnihotra (10)
Vedic Culture (22)
Vedic Jyotish (23)
Vedic Maths (6)
Vedic Teachings (27)
Vedic Vaastu (4)
Vegetarianism (12)
Water (5)
World Religions (15)
Yoga (13)
TESTIMONIALS

Today I received the books. I am very happy I found this opportunity to order vedic books. Thank you for your support!...
Read more...

Birgitta


Subscribe to the Vedic Books Newsletter
Newsletter Sign-Up *Email: *Enter the code shown:
Join our Vedic Books family by subscribing to our newsletter and keeping up with divine wisdom from India.

Earn 5% commission simply by linking to Vedic Books !
Learn More about the Vedic Books Affiliates Program



Follow us on Twitter | Browse the Aisles | Search for a Book | Bestsellers | Specials | Latest Releases | Book of the Moment

Contact Us | Help | My Shopping Cart | My Account | Mailing List | Affiliate Program | Tell-a-Friend | Redeem Voucher | Sitemap | Products RSS Feed

Our International Sites: USA | United Kingdom | South Africa

You might also enjoy: Madanapalas | Agnihotra Direct | Ayurveda Direct | Panchakarma

Copyright 2003-2020, Vedic Books | Terms and Conditions