CHAPTER 2. HINDU SCRIPTURES : 1.
The Scriptures :
1. The Srutis : c.2
c). The Mantra-Samhitas-2
The Rig-Veda Samhita is the grandest book of the Hindus, the oldest and the best.
It is the Great Indian Bible, which no Hindu would forget to adore from the core of his heart.
Its style, the language and the tone are most beautiful and mysterious.
Its immortal Mantras embody the greatest truths of existence, and it is perhaps the greatest treasure in all the scriptural literature of the world.
Its priest is called the Hotri.
The Yajur-Veda Samhita is mostly in prose and is meant to be used by the Adhvaryu, the Yajur-Vedic priest, for superfluous explanations of the rites in sacrifices, supplementing the Rig-Vedic Mantras.
To be continued ....