The Rig Veda Character Descriptions

Anonymity
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 102 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Rig Veda Lesson Plans

Ka

This is the first name used to indicate a divine being in The Rig Veda.

Indra

This is the first god who is really named in The Rig Veda and is the Creator.

Rudra

This is a major figure in a small number of hymns and is an adult male who is prayed to or cried out to.

Agni

This figure takes on many roles, which range from priest, to receiver of oblations, to someone who attends to sacrifices and is a go-between for humanity and the gods.

Yama

This figure is sometimes referred to as the King of Death, when the notion of another world, an afterlife or an underworld are proposed.

Dawn

This is one example of the features of the perceivable natural world that were interpreted by the earliest Hindus as a deity, and is a goddess rather than a god.

Vrtrra

This figure...

(read more Character Descriptions)

This section contains 266 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Rig Veda Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Rig Veda from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook