HARVARD ORIENTAL SERIES
Cover: The Veda in Kashmir, Volumes I and II in MIXED MEDIA

Harvard Oriental Series 94/95

The Veda in Kashmir, Volumes I and II

History and Present State of Vedic Tradition in the Western Himalayas

Product Details

MIXED MEDIA

$120.00 • £104.95 • €109.95

ISBN 9780674258273

Publication Date: 07/13/2021

Text

Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

The Veda in Kashmir presents a detailed history and the current state of Veda tradition in Kashmir. It traces the vicissitudes of Vedic texts and rituals and their survival during some 400 years of Muslim rule. The peculiarities of the Śākalya Ṛgveda, Kaṭha Yajurveda, and Paippalāda Atharvaveda texts are discussed in great detail. The rituals from birth to death of the Pandits, the Kashmiri Brahmins, are depicted and explained, including current interpretation.

This two-volume work includes a DVD that contains additional texts, rituals, sound recordings, and films taken in 1973 and 1979.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

A stack of five bestselling titles from Harvard University Press against a hot pink textured background

Ringing in the New Year with HUP’s 2022 Bestsellers

There is no better way for readers to usher in the new year than by looking back to the books that defined the last. For Harvard University Press, our 2022 bestsellers make up a diverse list of books across time and discipline.