Soma is the delight of existence, delight encompasses everything. He is the master of existence. If we call him earnestly he will rush to us. The mantras in this book will help us to know the Soma deva and interact with him.
The book dealing with Soma, the Power of Delight in work is a new addition in this series. This book describes the powers of Soma accompanied by a hundred mantras of Rig Veda for each mantras. We give the text in both the Devanagari and Roman script along with the English translation. To facilitate the reader who is not familiar with Sanskrit, the text of the mantra in both the Devanagari and the Roman script is shifted to the footnote.
Table of Contents:
- Popular Misconceptions of Soma
- Secret of the Soma
- Soma as a Guide to Bliss
- Some and Truth (rta)
- The Abode of Soma
- Soma and Indra as Companions
- Soma, Seers and Sun
- Soma and the vivaha with Surya
- Legend of Soma and the Falcon
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.