The Rig Veda - Book 4, Women & Magic : Chapter 2, Magic Summary & Analysis

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Book 4, Women & Magic : Chapter 2, Magic Summary

This is the final set of hymns assembled in this edition of The Rig Veda. The editors have interpreted what is written in this section as incantations- words devised to provide the mental focus and intention to achieve certain results. The scholars explain that this is actually viewed as one of the classics on the subject of magical spell casting. For most readers this will seem like a mixture of arcane but useful methodology that we have co-opted while separating it from 'magic' and the societal slough of a long outmoded means of achieving goals often called 'magic' that is associated with low levels of technology.

Those who read these will quickly discover a few things. The first simply informs and educates people and chants appreciation for the fundamental truth that plants have healing powers...

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