Daily Archives: November 23, 2005

Musings on the aponaptrIya rite

The aponaptrIya is an important rite associated with the somayAga and is described in detail in the aitareya, the kaushItaki and chAgaleya brAhmaNas. The rite seems to be associated with the deities sarasvatI and apAM napAt and was probably instituted … Continue reading

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