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also Rig Ve·da or Rig·ve·da  (rĭg-vā′də, -vē′də)
The most ancient collection of Hindu sacred verses, consisting principally of hymns to various deities.

[Sanskrit r̥gvedaḥ : r̥k, verse, sacred text + vedaḥ, knowledge, veda; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]


(rɪɡˈveɪdə; -ˈviːdə)
(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) a compilation of 1028 Hindu poems dating from 2000 bc or earlier
[C18: from Sanskrit rigveda, from ric song of praise + Veda]


(rɪgˈveɪ də, -ˈvi də)

n. Hinduism.
one of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns.
[< Skt ṛgveda]
Rig-ve′dic, adj.
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Noun1.Rig-Veda - a Veda consisting of a collection of Hindu poems dating from before 2000 BC
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He said ancient Hindu scripture Rig Veda, which was earlier believed to have been composed around 1,500BC, was now being assigned to the Harappan civilisation period by many scholars, thus indicating a co-relation between the two.
En uno de los himnos del Rig Veda sanscrito se dira tiempo despues que la religion "no es para los avaros".
That the Aryans of the Rig Veda did kill cows for purposes of food and ate beef is abundantly clear from the Rig Veda itself.
As in her previous volume, she draws examples from a wide variety of cultures, here including the Rig Veda and Indo-European myth, Greek traditions such as Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and the myth of Jason and the Argonauts, Arthurian legend, the Norse Volsunga Saga, Beowulf, the Epic of Gilgamesh, and African, Native American, Inuit, and Slav myth (among others).
It is popularly believed that parts of the Rig Veda were written on the banks of the Saraswati.
El mas antiguo de todos los himnos es el Rig Veda, le siguen en orden cronologico de composicion el Yajur Veda, el Sama Veda y el ultimo o agregado posteriormente el Atharva Veda.
Jamison's main discussion centres on the Rig Veda, to demonstrate how the generally accepted models of mythology and mythography do not fit ancient and medieval Indian texts.
A part of our very first Vedic text, the Rig Veda, is said to have been composed in Afghanistan.
The Hindu sacred text Rig Veda says, "Truth is one.
If you think texts like the Rig Veda and Popol Vuh are reliable guides to the goals and techniques of advanced lost civilizations, then Transhumanism offers a compelling slate of spooky coincidences.
The oldest Aryan masterwork, the Rig Veda, is comprised of 1028 hymns, remains of different ages.
Cito apenas os paralelos mais marcantes apresentados por Janda (2000: 263-73): derivados da raiz vedica RAN, que denotam um estado de extase ebria de Indra, e as [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], as menades ou bacantes que seguem Dioniso, chamado ainda [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], homenageado em Atenas com o festival das Leneias ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]); o epiteto [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] de Dioniso, derivado de [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] 'rugir, bramir', e o vedico grama-, o bando bramador dos Maruts, que auxiliam Indra na batalha; o vedico andhas-, que no Rig Veda se refere ao soma, a erva inebriante ligada ao culto de Indra, e o festival das Antesterias, 'festival das flores' ou 'da primavera' ou talvez 'da vegetacao' em geral.