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CONTENTS

1. Works by Sri Aurobindo

2. The Rig Veda Itself: Samhita and Padapatha

3. Translations and Interpretations

4. Additional Materials

 
   

1. Works by Sri Aurobindo

 

 

1. Hymns to the Mystic Fire // SABCL. Volume 11

 

2.a. The Secret of Veda // Arya: Philosophical Review. A Monthly.– In 7 volumes.– Pondicherry, 1914-1921

The Secret of the Veda

•  I. The Problem and its Solution // Arya.– 1. No 1 — August 1914.– pp.11-17

•  II. A Retrospect of Vedic Theory (1) // Arya.– 1. No 2 — September 1914.– pp.21-28

•  II. A Retrospect of Vedic Theory (2). Scholars // Arya.– 1. No 3 — October 1914.– pp.144-151

•  III. Modern Theories // Arya.– 1. No 4 — November 1914.– pp.210-220

•  IV. The Foundations of the Psychological Theory // Arya.– 1. No 5 — December 1914.– pp.275-286

•  V. The Philological Method of the Veda // Arya.– 1. No 6 — January 1915.– pp.339-348

•  VI. Agni and the Truth // Arya.– 1. No 7 — Fabruary 1915.– pp.403-414

•  VII. Varuna-Mitra and the Truth // Arya.– 1. No 8 — March 1915.– pp.466-475

•  VIII. The Ashwins – Indra – the Vishwadevas // Arya.– 1. No 9 — April 1915.– pp.529-540

•  IX. Saraswati and Her Consorts // Arya.– 1. No 10 — May 1915.– pp.593-601

•  X. The Image of the Oceans and the Rivers // Arya.– 1. No 11 — June 1915.– pp.658-666

•  XI. The Seven Rivers // Arya.– 1. No 12 — July 1915.– pp.723-736

•  XII. The Herds of the Dawn // Arya.– 2. No 1 — August 1915.– pp.20-28

•  XIII. Dawn and the Truth // Arya.– 2. No 2 — September 1915.– pp.76-82

•  XIV. The Cow and the Angiras Legend // Arya.– 2. No 3 — October 1915.– pp.165-174

•  XV. The Lost Sun and the Lost Cows // Arya.– 2. No 4 — November 1915.– pp.224-234

•  XVI. The Angiras Rishis // Arya.– 2. No 5 — December 1915.– pp.300-314

•  XVII. The Seven-Headed Thought, Swar and the Dashagwas // Arya.– 2. No 6 — January 1916.– pp.364-377

•  XVIII. The Human Fathers // Arya.– 2. No 7 — Fabruary 1916.– pp.422-434

•  XIX. The Victory of the Fathers // Arya.– 2. No 8 — March 1916.– pp.482-494

•  XX. The Hound of Heaven // Arya.– 2. No 9 — April 1916.– pp.551-563

•  XXI. The Sons of Darkness // Arya.– 2. No 10 — May 1916.– pp.617-626

•  XXII. The Conquest over the Dasyus // Arya.– 2. No 11 — June 1916.– pp.677-686

•  XXIII. Summary of Conclusions // Arya.– 2. No 12 — July 1916.– pp.738-744
 

Selected Hymns

•  I. The Colloquy of Indra and Agastya [1.170] // Arya.– 1. No 1 — August 1914.– pp.18-20

•  II. Indra, Giver of Light [1.4] // Arya.– 1. No 1 — August 1914.– pp.21-29

•  III. Indra and the Thought-Forces [1.171] // Arya.– 1. No 2 — September 1914.– pp.29-38

•  IV. Agni, the Illumined Will [1.77] // Arya.– 1. No 3 — October 1914.– pp.152-161

•  V. Surya Savitri, Creator and Increaser [5.81] // Arya.– 1. No 4 — November 1914.– pp.221-229

•  VI. The Divine Dawn [3.61] // Arya.– 1. No 5 — December 1914.– pp.287-291

•  VII. To Bhaga Savitri, the Enjoyer [5.82] // Arya.– 1. No 6 — January 1915.– pp.349-354

•  VIII. Vayu, the Master of the Life Energies [4.48] // Arya.– 1. No 7 — Fabruary 1915.– pp.415-422

•  IX. Brihaspati, Power of the Soul [4.50] // Arya.– 1. No 8 — March 1915.– pp.476-485

•  X. The Ashwins, Lords of Bliss [4.45] // Arya.– 1. No 9 — April 1915.– pp.541-550

•  XI. The Ribhus, Artisans of Immortality [1.20] // Arya.– 1. No 10 — May 1915.– pp.602-607

•  XII. Vishnu, the All-Pervading Godhead [1.154] // Arya.– 1. No 11 — June 1915.– pp.667-674

•  XIII. Soma, Lord of Delight and Immortality [9.83] // Arya.– 1. No 12 — July 1915.– pp.737-745
 

The Hymns of the Atris

•  Foreword // Arya.– 2. No 1 — August 1915.– pp.45-51

•  The Doctrine of the Mystics // Arya.– 2. No 2 — September 1915.– pp.97-112

•  Agni, the Divine Will-Force // Arya.– 2. No 3 — October 1915.– pp.155-161

•  The First Hymn to Agni [5.1] // Arya.– 2. No 3 — October 1915.– pp.161-164

•  The Second Hymn to Agni [5.2] // Arya.– 2. No 4 — November 1915.– pp.217-220

•  The Third Hymn to Agni [5.3] // Arya.– 2. No 4 — November 1915.– pp.220-223

•  The Fourth Hymn to Agni [5.4] // Arya.– 2. No 5 — December 1915.– pp.283-285

•  The Fifth Hymn to Agni [5.5] // Arya.– 2. No 5 — December 1915.– pp.286-288

•  The Seventh Hymn to Agni [5.7] // Arya.– 2. No 6 — January 1916.– pp.357-360

•  The Sixth Hymn to Agni [5.6] // Arya.– 2. No 6 — January 1916.– pp.354-356

•  The Eighth Hymn to Agni [5.8] // Arya.– 2. No 7 — Fabruary 1916.– pp.416-417

•  The Ninth Hymn to Agni [5.9] // Arya.– 2. No 7 — Fabruary 1916.– pp.418-419

•  The Tenth Hymn to Agni [5.10] // Arya.– 2. No 8 — March 1916.– pp.475-476

•  The Eleventh Hymn to Agni [5.11] // Arya.– 2. No 8 — March 1916.– pp.477-478

•  The Twelfth Hymn to Agni [5.12] // Arya.– 2. No 9 — April 1916.– pp.541-543

•  The Thirteenth Hymn to Agni [5.13] // Arya.– 2. No 9 — April 1916.– pp.544-545

•  The Fourteenth Hymn to Agni [5.14] // Arya.– 2. No 9 — April 1916.– pp.545-546

•  The Fifteenth Hymn to Agni [5.15] // Arya.– 2. No 9 — April 1916.– pp.547-548

•  The Sixteenth Hymn to Agni [5.16] // Arya.– 2. No 10 — May 1916.– pp.605-606

•  The Seventeenth Hymn to Agni [5.17] // Arya.– 2. No 10 — May 1916.– pp.607-608

•  The Eighteenth Hymn to Agni [5.18] // Arya.– 2. No 10 — May 1916.– pp.608-610

•  The Nineteenth Hymn to Agni [5.19] // Arya.– 2. No 10 — May 1916.– pp.610-612

•  The Twentieth Hymn to Agni [5.20] // Arya.– 2. No 10 — May 1916.– pp.612-613

•  The Twenty-First Hymn to Agni [5.21] // Arya.– 2. No 11 — June 1916.– pp.668-669

•  The Twenty-Second Hymn to Agni [5.22] // Arya.– 2. No 11 — June 1916.– pp.669-670

•  The Twenty-Third Hymn to Agni [5.23] // Arya.– 2. No 11 — June 1916.– pp.670-671

•  The Twenty-Fourth Hymn to Agni [5.24] // Arya.– 2. No 11 — June 1916.– pp.671-672

•  The Twenty-Fifth Hymn to Agni [5.25] // Arya.– 2. No 11 — June 1916.– pp.672-673

•  The Twenty-Sixth Hymn to Agni [5.26] // Arya.– 2. No 12 — July 1916.– pp.729-730

•  The Twenty-Seventh Hymn to Agni [5.27] // Arya.– 2. No 12 — July 1916.– pp.731-733

•  The Twenty-Eighth Hymn to Agni [5.28] // Arya.– 2. No 12 — July 1916.– pp.734-735

•  The Guardians of the Light. Surya, Light and Seer // Arya.– 3. No 1 — August 1916.– pp.49-56

•  The Guardians of the Light. Savitri the Creator // Arya.– 3. No 2 — September 1916.– pp.113-115

•  The Guardians of the Light. The Divine Dawn // Arya.– 3. No 2 — September 1916.– pp.105-110

•  The Guardians of the Light. Pushan the Increaser // Arya.– 3. No 2 — September 1916.– pp.110-113

•  The Guardians of the Light. The Four Kings // Arya.– 3. No 3 — October 1916.– pp.182-192

•  The Guardians of the Light. Varuna // Arya.– 3. No 4 — November 1916.– pp.237-246

•  The Guardians of the Light. Mitra // Arya.– 3. No 5 — December 1916.– pp.299-304

•  The Guardians of the Light. Aryaman // Arya.– 3. No 6 — January 1917.– pp.375-377

•  The Guardians of the Light. Bhaga // Arya.– 3. No 6 — January 1917.– pp.377-379

•  The First Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.62] // Arya.– 3. No 7 — Fabruary 1917.– pp.439-442

•  The Second Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.63] // Arya.– 3. No 8 — March 1917.– pp.499-501

•  The Third Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.64] // Arya.– 3. No 9 — April 1917.– pp.565-567

•  The Fourth Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.65] // Arya.– 3. No 11 — June 1917.– pp.688-689

•  The Fifth Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.66] // Arya.– 3. No 11 — June 1917.– pp.689-691

•  The Sixth Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.67] // Arya.– 3. No 12 — July 1917.– pp.751-752

•  The Seventh Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.68] // Arya.– 3. No 12 — July 1917.– pp.752-753

•  The Eighth Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.69] // Arya.– 4. No 1 — August 1917.– pp.46-47

•  The Eleventh Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.72] // Arya.– 4. No 1 — August 1917.– pp.49-50

•  The Ninth Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.70] // Arya.– 4. No 1 — August 1917.– p.48

•  The Tenth Hymn to Mitra-Varuna [5.71] // Arya.– 4. No 1 — August 1917.– p.49

•  Hymn to Varuna [5.85] // Arya.– 4. No 2 — September 1917.– pp.110-115

•  The First Hymn to the Dawn [5.79] // Arya.– 4. No 3 — October 1917.– pp.179-181

•  The Second Hymn to the Dawn [5.80] // Arya.– 4. No 4 — November 1917.– pp.241-242

•  A Hymn to Savitri [5.81] // Arya.– 4. No 5 — December 1917.– pp.288-289
 

Other Hymns

•  A Vedic Hymn [7.60] // Arya.– 2. No 1 — August 1915.– pp.63-64

•  A Hymn of the Thought-Gods [5.52-58] // Arya.– 2. No 7 — Fabruary 1916.– pp.446-448

•  The God of the Mystic Wine [9.75, 9.42] // Arya.– 3. No 2 — September 1916.– pp.126-128

•  The Vedic Fire [1.94, 1.97] // Arya.– 4. No 2 — September 1917.– pp.125-128

•  A Vedic Hymn to the Fire [1.59] // Arya.– 6. No 6 — January 1920.– p.384

•  Parashara’s Hymns to the Lord of the Flame [1.65] // Arya.– 6. No 7 — Fabruary 1920.– pp.447-448

•  Parashara’s Hymns to the Lord of the Flame [1.67] // Arya.– 6. No 7 — Fabruary 1920.– p.448

•  Parashara’s Hymns to the Lord of the Flame [1.68] // Arya.– 6. No 11 — June 1920.– pp.704

•  Parashara’s Hymns to the Lord of the Flame [1.66, 1.69] // Arya.– 6. No 12 — July 1920.– pp.767-768

•  Parashara’s Hymns to the Lord of the Flame [1.70, 1.71, 1.72, 1.73] // Arya.– 7. No 1 — August 1920.– pp.21-26

 

2.b. The Secret of Veda // SABCL. Volume 10

These chapters and suktas were omitted in 10 volume SABCL:

The Vedic Fire [1.94, 1.97]

A Vedic Hymn to the Fire [1.59]

Parashara’s Hymns to the Lord of the Flame [1.65 - 1.73]

These chapters and suktas were added in 10 volume SABCL:

Hymn in Praise of Indra [1.5]

Hymn to Indra [1.7]

Hymn to Indra [1.8]

Hymn to Indra [1.9]

Hymn to Indra [1.10]

Hymn to Indra [1.11]

Hymn to Indra [8.54]

Hymn to Indra [10.54]

A Vedic Hymn [1.3]

From a Vedic Hymn [1.15]

Hymn to Brahmanaspati [1.18]

The Origins of Aryan Speech

 

2.c. The Secret of Veda // CWSA. Volume 15.– Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1998.– 604 p.

 

2.d. Тайна Веды / Перевод на русский М.Дмитриева, 2015

 

4. Источники арийской речи = The Origins of Aryan Speech: Сборник / Перев. с англ. и составление М.Г. Дмитриева.– Россия: AUROBINDO.RU, 2017.– 105 с.

 

3. Sri Aurobindo: Archives & Research

A Chapter for a work on the Veda  [Since our earliest ages the Veda has been, in the invincible tradition...]  [1913, circa] // A&R,- Volume 9, No2 (1985, December), pp. 152-168

A Hymn to Indra  [1.52.1-5]  // A&R,- Volume 8, No2 (1984, December), pp. 130-131

A Note on the Vedic word go  [The word Go in the Vedas appears to bear two...]  // A&R,- Volume 9, No1 (1985, April), pp. 50-60

Aryan Origins [1910-1914] // A&R.

Four hymns of Nodha Gautama to Indra  [1.61-1.64]  // A&R,- Volume 4, No2 (1980, December), pp. 145-152

Hymns of Gotama Rahugana  [1.90-1.92]  // A&R,- Volume 5, No2 (1981, December), pp. 179-185

Hymns of Gotama Rahugana to Indra  [1.80-1.82]  // A&R,- Volume 5, No1 (1981, April), pp. 3-8

Hymns of the Atris  [5.73-77] // A&R.– Volume 2, No2 (1978, December), pp. 117-124

Hymns of the Atris  [5.79-5.87] // A&R,- Volume 3, No1 (1979, April), pp. 20-30

Hymns of the Atris  [R.V. 5.42, 5.52, 5.54-61] // A&R.– Volume 2, No1 (1978, April), pp. 31-47

Hymns of the Atris: Hymns to Indra, the Divine Mind  [5.29-5.40] // A&R.– Volume 1, No2 (1977, December), pp. 39-57

Hymns of Vasishtha Maitravaruni  [7.42-7.50]  // A&R,- Volume 7, No2 (1983, December), pp. 108-115

Hymns to Soma. Rig Veda  [9.43-9.50]  [1915] // A&R.– Volume 1, No1 (1977, April), pp. 32-36

Hymns to the Mystic Fire  [1.108-1.109] // A&R,- Volume 3, No2 (1979, December), pp. 147-149

Hymns to the Mystic Fire  [1.26-1.27] // A&R,- Volume 4, No1 (1980, April), pp. 32-34

Hymns to the Mystic Fire  [1.31]  // A&R,- Volume 4, No2 (1980, December), pp. 143-144

Hymns to the Mystic Fire  [1.74-76] // A&R.– Volume 2, No2 (1978, December), pp. 125-147

Hymns to the Mystic Fire  [1.95-1.96] // A&R,- Volume 3, No1 (1979, April), pp. 31-34

Hymns to the Mystic Fire  [R.V. 1.58, 1.60, 1.1] // A&R.– Volume 2, No1 (1978, April), pp. 48-57

Rig Veda: [Citations, translated by Sri Aurobindo in 1939] // A&R,- Volume 8, No1 (1984, April), pp. 55-57

riks: 1.62.6, 1.133.1, 2.27.8,9,14, 4.16.4, 5.62.8, 7.33.9, 7.65.5, 7.101.1,2, 8.14.8,9, 9.17.5, 9.66.24, 9.70.1, 10.5.1,2,4,5, 10.90.3, 10.190.1-3

Selected Hymns  [1.179, 7.56.1-7.56.15]  // A&R,- Volume 8, No1 (1984, April), pp. 53-54

Selected Hymns  [4.31, 4.32, 4.26-29, 4.19]  [1914-16, circa] // A&R,- Volume 9, No2 (1985, December), pp. 169-185

Seven hymns from the Eighth Mandala  [8.94, 8.95, 8.97-8.101]  // A&R,- Volume 7, No1 (1983, April), pp. 54-62

The First Hymn of the Rig-veda  [R.V. 1.1] // A&R

The Gods of the Veda: [First version] // A&R,- Volume 8, No1 (1984, April), pp. 17-52

The Gods of the Veda: [second version] // A&R,- Volume 8, No2 (1984, December), pp. 132-179

The Secret of Veda: Introduction // A&R,- Volume 9, No1 (1985, April), pp. 23-49

Incomlite work in notebook written before publication of another The Secret of Veda in Arya

The Veda [1905-1907, circa] : Essay // A&R.– Volume 1, No1 (1977, April), p. 31

Three hymns of Shunahshepa to Indra  [1.28-1.30] // A&R,- Volume 4, No1 (1980, April), pp. 35-38

Vedic Interpretations: Satyakama Jabala [1912] : An essay [incomlete] // A&R,- Volume 3, No2 (1979, December), pp. 155-159

   

2. The Rig Veda Itself: Samhita and Padapatha

 

Rig Veda. Samhita and Padatha with information from anucramani

Audiorecords

Samhita and Padapatha texts / from F. Max Mόller’s publications.– In Devenegari script

Mandala 1

Mandala 2

Mandala 3

Mandala 4

Mandala 5

Mandala 6

Mandala 7

Mandala 8

Mandala 9

Mandala 10

These texts were extracted for the site from Rig Veda Samhita: the Sacred Hymns of the Brahmans together with the commentary of Sayanakarya / Edited by F. Max Mόller’s.–
— Volume 1. Mandala 1.– 2nd ed.– London: Oxford University Press Warehouse, 1890.– 794 p.
— Volume 2. Mandalas 2-6.– 2nd ed.– London: Oxford University Press Warehouse, 1890.– 892 p.
— Volume 3. Mandalas 7-9.– 2nd ed.– London: Oxford University Press Warehouse, 1892.– 834 p.
— Volume 3. Mandala 10.– 2nd ed.– London: Oxford University Press Warehouse, 1892.– 541 p.
— Volume 4. Mandalas 7-8.– London: Wm. H.Allenn and Co, 1862.– 927 p.

   

3. Translations and Interpretations

 

6-5 cent. B.C.

Yaska. The Nighantu and the Nirukta / The oldest Indian treatise on etymology, philology, and sementics, critically edited from original manuscripts and translated for the first time into English, with introduction, exegetical and critical notes, three indexes and eigth appendixes by Lakshman Sarup, M.A.– 2-nd reprinted 1967.– In English and Sanskrit.– Delhi; Varanasi; Patna: Motilal Banarsidass.– 259 pp.

19-20 cent.

Dayānanda Sarasvatī. ṛgvedādi-bhāṣya-bhūmikā / Translated into English.— 1st Ed.— New Delhi, 1981.— 496 p.

The author was mentioned by Sri Aurobindo in “The Secret of the Veda”

Dayananda Saraswaty. The Rig Veda with Maharishi Dayananda Saraswaty's Commentary / Translated into English by Dharma Deva Vidya Martanda.– 2nd ed.– New Delhi: Sarvadeshik Arya Dratinidhi Sabha.

Volume 1.– Suktas 1.1—1.61.– 2002 [reprinted].– 992 p.

Volume 2.– Suktas 1.62—1.136.– 1978.– 992 p.

Volume 3.– Suktas 1.137—3.32.– 808 p.

Volume 4.– Suktas 3.33—5.45.– 2004.– 800 p.

Volume 5.– Suktas 5.46—6.75.– 720 p.

The author was mentioned by Sri Aurobindo in “The Secret of the Veda”

Griffith, Ralph Thomas Hotchkin. The Hymns of the Rigveda: Translated with a popular commentary.– In 4 volumes.– Benares: E.J. Lazarus and Co.

Volume 1. Suktas 1.1—3.6.– 1889.– 419, XXVI p.

Volume 2. Suktas 3.7—6.75.– 1890.– 431, XIX p.

Volume 3. Suktas 7.1—9.60.– 1891.– 412, XXI p.

Ritualistic interpretation based on Sayana’s commentary

Griffith, Ralph Thomas Hotchkin. The Hymns of the Rigveda: Translated with a popular commentary.– In 2 volumes.– 2nd ed.

Volume 2.– Suktas 7.4—10.191 [only suktas 9.60—10.191 were included  in this DJVu file].– Benares: E.J. Lazarus and Co.– 1897.– 672 p.

Ritualistic interpretation based on Sayana’s commentary

Kapali Sastry T.V. Rig bhashya bhumika: Snaskrit text and Introduction to Siddhanjana, Commentary on the Rig Veda in English / Translated into English by M.P. Pandit.– 1st ed.– Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1952

MacDonell, Arthur Anthony. A Vedic Reader for students: [30 Hymns of the Rigved (1.1, 35, 85, 154, 160; 2.12, 33, 35; 3.59; 4.50, 51; 5.11, 83; 6.54; 7.49, 61, 63, 71, 86, 103; 8.29, 48; 10.14, 15) a with Translations and Notes].- Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, 1917.- 263 p.

Oldenberg, Hermann. Vedic Hymns / [Translated into English]; edited by F.Max Mόller.– Part 2. Hymns to Agni (Mandalas 1-5).– 1st published by the Oxford Univercity Press, 1897.– Delhi; Varanasi; Patna: Motilal Banarsidass, 1964 [reprinted].– 500 p. (Sacred Books of the East Series.– In 50 volumes.– Vol. 46)

Ritualistic interpretation

Paramasiva Iyer, T. The Riks, or, Primeval gleams of light and life.— In English.— Bangalore: Mysore Government Press, 1911.— 199p.

The work was mentioned by Sri Aurobindo in “The Secret of the Veda”

Tilak, Lokamanya Bβl Gangβdhar. The Arctic Home in the Vedas.– Poona: Messrs. TILAK BROS, Gaikwar Wada, 1903

The work was mentioned by Sri Aurobindo in “The Secret of the Veda”

Wilson H.H. Rig Veda Sanhita: A collection of Ancient Hindu Hymns / Translation into English.– In 6 Volumes.– 2nd ed.– London: N. Trόnber and Co.

Volume 1. Suktas 1.1—1.121.– 1866.– 348 p.

Volume 2. Suktas 1.122—3.6.– 1854.– 346 p.

Volume 3. Suktas 3.7—6.61.– 1857.– 524 p.

Volume 4. Suktas 6.62—8.20.– 1866.– 314 p.

Volume 5. Suktas 8.21—9.114 + Valakhilya (8.49—5.59).– 1888.– 443 p.

Volume 6. Suktas 10.1—10.191.– 1888.– 436 p.

Ritualistic interpretation based on Sayana’s commentary

Елизаренкова Т. Я. Риг Веда

Ритуалистическая интерпретация, большей частью соответствующая комментариям Саяны

   

4. Additional Materials

 

Monier Monier-Williams. A Sanskrit-English Dictionary.– New edition, 1899

Rigveda Padanam: complete alphabet list of words of Rik Veda

Vedic Accents

Елизаренкова Т. Я. Ведийский язык / АН СССР, Ин-т Востоковедения.– М.: Наука, 1987, 181 с. (Сер. Языки народов Азии и Африки)

Кочергина В.А. Санскритско-русский словарь / Под ред. В.И. Кальянова.– 2е изд., испр. и доп.– М.: Русский Язык, 1987.– 943 с.– С прил. грамматического очерка санскрита А.А. Зализняка