The Dawn, it appears, in the rig veda is said to leave no footsteps behind her (apad).
A passage from the rig veda speaks likewise of the time, or rather the no-time, which preceded all things.
In the same way the rig veda has not one but many solar deities.
She is mentioned only twice in the rig veda, and then without any emphasis or complementary epithet.
“The hearts of women are the hearts of wolves,” says the ancient Sanskrit commentary on the rig veda.
The oldest literary shape of the tale of Psyche and her lover is found in the rig veda (x. 95).
The rig veda depicts a life not far advanced in material arts but, considering the date, humane and civilized.
The hymns of the rig veda celebrate the power, exploits, or generosity of the deity invoked, and sometimes his personal beauty.
In the rig veda, then, we dimly discern a parting between a mortal man and an immortal bride, and a promise of reconciliation.
The lightning song sounds wonderfully like an extract from the Sanscrit, “rig veda.”
1776, from Sanskrit rigveda, from rg- "praise, hymn, spoken stanza," literally "brightness," from PIE *erkw- "to radiate, beam; praise" + veda "knowledge," from PIE *weid-o-, from root *weid- "to know, see" (see vision (n.)). A thousand hymns, orally transmitted, probably dating from before 1000 B.C.E. Related: Rig-vedic.