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ASHVAMEDHA - The Rite and Its Logic - Subhash Kak

ASHVAMEDHA - The Rite and Its Logic - Subhash Kak

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ASHVAMEDHA - The Rite and Its Logic - Subhash Kak. Also, how a horse's head is related to the Southern Pole Star - CANOPUS
ASHVAMEDHA - The Rite and Its Logic - Subhash Kak. Also, how a horse's head is related to the Southern Pole Star - CANOPUS

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THE A´SVAMEDHA
The rite and its logicSubhash Kak
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
2001
 
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2001 by Subhash KakApril 2001
 
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Preface v1. Introduction 12. Sacred Theatre, Sacrice 93. Animal Sacrice 174. Altars and Astronomy 235. The A´svamedha Rite 306. Domestic and Wild Beasts 447. The Authority of the King 498. Epilogue 52Abbreviations 61Notes 62References 65Index 68

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There exist a lot of mis-interpretations of "Vedic sacrifices" in writings of western, western trained Indians and certain profane writers...for a beautiful explanation on ashvamedha, please read this article by Subhash Kak
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