Title:Ritual and Mantras: Rules without Meaning
Publisher:Motilal Banarsidass Publishers
Edition:First Indian Edition
Remarks:Figures, Tables, Bibliography and Index.
Size:146 x 222 mm
This book is about rules without meaning is an original study of ritual and mantras which shows that rites lead a life of their own, unaffected by religion or society. In its analysis of Vedic ritual, it uses methods inspired by logic, linguistics, anthropology and Asian studies.