Frits Staal. · Rating details · 4 ratings · 0 reviews. The work records one of the most complicated vedic rituals – Fire Altar – in full length currently used among . Title, Agni: The Vedic Ritual of the Fire Altar. Author, Frits Staal. Publisher, Motilal Banarsidass, Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Agni, the Vedic Ritual of the Fire Altar. Front Cover. Frits Staal, Cherumukku Vaidikan Somayajipad, M. Itti Ravi Nambudiri. Motilal Banarsidass,
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Retrieved 19 March The present book deals with some of these issues broadly classified into four parts.
The second volume, edited with the assistance of Pamela MacFarland, contains contributions by an international galaxy of scholars on archeology, the pre-Vedic Indian background, geometry, ritual vessels, music, Mudras, Mimamsa, a firts of Srauta traditions in recent times, the influence of Vedic ritual in the Homa traditions of Indonesia, Tibet, China, Japan and related topics.
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Set of 2 vols. The work records one of the most complicated vedic rituals – Fire Altar – in full length currently used among Nambudiri brahmins.
The Indians had thought about it long before modern mathematical logic was applied to linguistics by Noam Chomsky. Ships with Tracking Number!
There are numerous text illustrations, tables and maps. July 24, Simon marked it as to-read Feb 12, Staal was born in Amsterdamthe son of the architect Jan Frederik Staaland studied mathematics, physics and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This article is closed for comments. The first volume of Agni: Staal argued that ancient Indian grammarians, especially Panini, had completely mastered methods of linguistic theory not discovered again until the s. He was also a scholar of Greek and Indian logic and philosophy and Sanskrit grammar. He studied mathematics, physics, and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam.
Showing best matches Show all copies. He also studied the application of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and astronomy in this complex ritual.
They will express no interest in going to the U. Frits Staal retired to Thailand, and died at his home in Chiangmai aged Apart from several books, he wrote more than articles on Sanskrit, philosophy of language and history of science.
Retrieved from ” https: The mantras are published in Devanagari and translation. Remarkably, these early linguistic systems were codified orally, though writing was then used to develop them in some way. Siddharth Bhat marked it as to-read Jan 18,