Myth and Reality: Sarasvati_, rasa_

S.Kalyanaraman kalyan99 at NETSCAPE.NET
Thu Mar 9 12:54:56 UTC 2000

Here are some Vedic texts and elaborate etymological excursus, which may be of
interest to indology: View Archive Message #93(Sarasvati_, ghr.ta_ci_:
R.gveda allegory) View Archive Message #94 (Sarasvati_, rasa_:
butter, metal infusion; including notes on rasa_tala)

Nirukta (7.9) explains the nature of the deities in the R.gveda: They may be
both anthropomorphic and unanthropomorphic (purus.avidha_na_meva)...

What is myth and what is reality?

Dr. S. Kalyanaraman  

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