Coronation of a king

Jonathan Silk at YALE.EDU
Wed Oct 11 13:41:44 UTC 2000

>Is there a ceremony or an oath for the coronation of a king, or
>description of yagyas described in the Smritis, Itihasa, Arthashastras
>or other Vedic and classical Sanskrit texts?
>     Thank you for your help.
>     Peter Freund

I didn't notice a reply to this yet:

Author:         Heesterman, J. C.

Title:          The ancient Indian royal consecration: the R×ajas×uya
described  according to the Yajus texts and annotated by
J.C. Heesterman.
Published:      's-Gravenhage, Mouton, 1957.

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