25th November 1963
Cultural and Social History of India
The rite of hiraṇyagarbha (literally 'golden womb') is a unique rite, which, since its inception, remained an expiatory rite in its core, even after being tra...
The Karmapradipa, one of the most widely accepted early medieval texts on Vedic rituals, is ascribed to the ancient sage Katyayana. This text is presented her...
This work is intended to present an overview of the Hindu rites of passage in a historical perspective. Based on the data put together from the works of P.V. ...