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Worship Of Sun


Author Dr. Alphonsa Chacko
Publisher New Bharatiya Book Corporation
Language English & Sanskrit
Edition 1st edition, 2023
ISBN 978-81-8315-539-7
Pages 197
Cover Hard Cover
Size 14 x 2 x 22 (l x w x h)
Item Code NBBC0075
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Worship Of Sun The Sun worshipping can be seen in several places in the world like India, China, Greece, America, Africa, etc. In India most of the Vedic goddesses, are connected with the Sun. There are several hymns regarding the appraisal of the Sun in Rgveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Atharvaveda. Some of them illustrate the greatness and power, the specific attributes and rare abilities of the Sun. The importance of the Sun and its worship can also be seen in Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas and Upaniṣads. Presence of the Sun and its worship can be seen in Ramayana, Mahābhārata and Purāņas. Being the wonderful phenomenon, the Sun has been recognized not only in literary works but also in sculptures.

This book tries to express the following aspects as how much the Sun has influenced the mankind, the stories related to the Sun which is either connected with the beliefs of particular society or not, influence of the Sun worship in global mythology. the significance of the Sun during the Vedic period, the way of worshipping the Sun in Epics like Rāmāyaņa and Mahābhāratha, Puranas, the famous Sun temples in India, which stands as an evidence for the Sun worship in India and a study on Süryaśataka, a classical text entirely dedicated to the Sun god.


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