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From The River Of Heaven
Index

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings

Appendix

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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THE SOURCE OF TEACHINGS : THE VEDAS, PURANAS AND TANTRAS
The tenth book is a collection of various earlier and later hymns. The ninth book is the collection of Soma hymns mainly from the Bhrigus and Angirasas. It is largely outside of and earlier than the family books. Hence the Soma book is the oldest of them all.  

Each hymn is given to a certain deity (devata). The main deities are Indra, Agni, Soma and Surya. The Vedic Gods have many different levels of meaning. They represent an intuitive symbology which transcends the limited constructs of the intellectual mind. Indra is the God of Prana or the awakened life-force. He represents the perceiver or the consciousness of the seer. 

He is the young warrior wielding the thunderbolt or vajra, which destroys the demons or powers of falsehood. Agni is the God of consciousness, awareness and mindfulness. His symbol is the sacred fire. The offerings to him outwardly symbolize our inward giving to the higher awareness within us. Soma is the mystic plant that yields the nectar of immortality. He is also the Moon and the lord of the waters. He symbolizes bliss, Ananda. Surya is the Sun which is the visible face and presence of the Deity.

 

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