The Rig Veda Setting & Symbolism

Anonymity
This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Rig Veda.
This section contains 655 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Rig Veda Study Guide

two-halves of the whole

Here is Earth & Sky and how it was viewed by the authors of The Rig Veda. This is as it appears to be.

Thunder & Lightning with rain

This type of storm, often found with lots of rain, was as at least as awesome for those who created The Rig Veda as it is for readers of today. The feelings this inspires was a probable cause for the identification or intimate association of gods and these storms. If the storm and the god did not have one identity then both were typically viewed as weapons of a particular god. Science shows up that the lightning together with the rain is a powerful fertilizer of the Earth. Lightning actually reaches up from the ground and down from the sky. At this time meteorologists believe that the thunder is a result of consolidated sections of air of...

(read more)

This section contains 655 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Rig Veda Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Rig Veda from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook