Sri Aurobindo summarizes the symbolism behind the legend of Angiras Rishis from the RigVeda, and touches upon who is truly an Aryan in the Veda.
From the original essay titled ‘Upanishadic Symbolism’ we take up three aspects – about the Five Elements, Triple Agni and Number of Gods.
This 2-part article summarizes Sri Aurobindo’s explanations of the deeper symbolism of Vedic Gods and Goddesses, powers and names of the One Supreme.
Read in this part about the deeper symbolism of several Vedic goddesses such as Saraswati, Ila, Mahi, Dakshina and Usha.
The author helps us understand the deep symbolism behind the story of Daksha Prajapati’s head being severed, and his acquiring the head of a goat.
The key characters in the story are the children of four different kinds of light, Soma, Agni, Vajra and Surya, invoking the symbolism of these Vedic deities.
This story titled ‘Swarāt Samrāt’ in our ongoing series invites us to ponder upon the concept and practice of self-mastery and self-conquest.
What happens next to Neel and Lal? And what of the jewels each of them had? Read all about it in this part 2 of the story and learn of a deep Vedantic truth.