Seeking information on Vedic recensions.

Asko H S Parpola aparpola at
Fri Oct 20 05:57:26 UTC 1995

On Thu, 19 Oct 1995, Anshuman Pandey wrote:

> Members,
> I have been trying to find information about the Samaveda in terms of the 
> upavedas, vedangas, upanishads, brahmanas, srauta sutras, and other 
> various writings which originated from it. Accordingly, I am also 
> looking for information about the saakhas, chaaranas, etc. and other 
> recensions by which the Samaveda was studied and passed down.
> Is there a "vedic encyclopedia" of sorts which details this sort of 
> information, or am I asking for too much?
> Thanks.
> Anshuman Pandey

You can consult Louis Renou's Bibliographie vedique (1931) and the five 
volumes of R. N. Dandekar's Vedic bibliography (1946-1993), and Jan 
Gonda's Vedic literature and The ritual Suutras (A history of Indian 
literature I: 1-2, 1975-7). Best regards, 


Asko Parpola  (E-mail Asko.Parpola at Helsinki.Fi)
Department of Asian and African Studies, Univ. of Helsinki


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