Rig Veda Book – Download in English Rig Veda or ‘Rigveda’ means praise/verse of knowledge. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the. The others are:, Sama Veda and Atharva Veda. The Rig Veda is the oldest of them and it consists of 1,028 Vedic and 10,600 verses in all, organized into ten books. Here the books are translated to English and collected in one PDF-file.
Here is the first hymn from the Rig Veda: HYMN I. 1 I Laud Agni, the chosen Priest, God, minister of sacrifice, The hotar, lavishest of wealth.
The Vedas are the most ancient sacred texts of Hinduism. Each of the four Vedas consists of the metrical Mantra or Samhita' part and the prose 'Brahmana' part giving discussions and directions for. Many translated example sentences containing 'scriptures of the Vedas' – Spanish-English dictionary and search engine for Spanish translations.
2 Worthy is Agni to be praised by living as by ancient seers. He shall bring. Hitherward the Gods. 3 Through Agni man obtaineth wealth, yea, plenty waxing day by day, Most rich in heroes, glorious. 4 Agni, the perfect sacrifice which thou encompassest about Verily goeth to the Gods. 5 May Agni, sapient-minded Priest, truthful, most gloriously great, The God, come hither with the Gods.
6 Whatever blessing, Agni, thou wilt grant unto thy worshipper, That, Angiras, is indeed thy truth. 7 To thee, dispeller of the night, O Agni, day by day with prayer Bringing thee reverence, we come 8 Ruler of sacrifices, guard of Law eternal, radiant One, Increasing in thine own abode. 9 Be to us easy of approach, even as a father to his son: Agni, be with us for our weal. I am, excited at the prospect of reading this holy script.