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Indexes and other Auxiliary Matter

Second Grand Division.—Books VIII.-XII.

Five books of long hymns (45) of miscellaneous subjects


VIII. Book the eight
1 For some one's continued life 472
2 To prolong some one's life 476
3 To Agni: against sorcerers and demons 481
4 Against sorcerers and demons: to Indra and Soma 486
5 Against withcraft etc.: with an amulet 490
6 To guard a pregnant woman from demons 493
7 To the plants: for some one's restoration to health 498
8 To conquer enemies 502
9 Mystic: extolling the virā́j 507
10 Extolling the virā́j (first paryāya-hymn, with 6 paryāyas) 511
IX. Book the ninth
1 To the honey-whip etc 517
2 To Kāma: for various blessings 521
3 To accompany the releasing of a house 525
4 Accompanying the gift of a bull 529
5 With the offering of a goat and five rice-dishes 533
6 Exalting the entertainment of guests (second paryāya-hymn, with 6 paryāyas) 539
7 Extolling the ox (third paryāya'-hymn, with 1 paryāya) 547
8 Against various diseases 549
9 Mystic 552
10 Mystic 556
X. Book the tenth
1 Against witchcraft and its practisers 562
2 The wonderful structure of man 567
3 With an amulet of varaṇá 572
4 Against snakes and their poison 575
5 Preparation and use of water-thunderbolts (largely prose) 579
6 With an amulet 585
7 Mystic: on the skambhá or frame of creation 589
8 Mystic 595
9 With the offering of a cow and a hundred rice-dishes 602
10 Extolling the cow (vaçā́) 605
XI. Book the eleventh
1 Accompanying a rice-dish offering 612
2 To Rudra, especially as Bhava and Çarva 620
3 Extolling the rice-dish (odaná) (fourth paryāya-hymn, with 3 paryāyas) 625
4 Extolling the breath (prāṇá) 632
5 Extolling the Vedic student (brahmacārín) 636
6 To many different gods: for relief 640
7 Extolling the remnant (úcchiṣṭa) of the offering 643
8 Mystic: especially on the constitution of man 647
9 To conquer enemies: to Arbudi 651
10 To conquer enemies: to Trishandhi 655
XII. Book the twelfth
1 To the earth 660
2 The flesh-eating and the householder's fires 672
3 Cremation as a sacrifice 682
4 The cow (vaçā́) as belonging exclusively to the Brahmans 693
5 The Brahman's cow (fifth paryāya-hymn, with 7 paryāyas) 701