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<small>By Swami Harshananda</small>
 
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* Ṛc, ṛk is a mantra of the Rgveda.  
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* [[Ṛc, ṛk]] is a [[mantra]] of the [[Rgveda]].  
 
* It is generally defined as a stanza set to metrical norms and conveying some definite meaning.
 
* It is generally defined as a stanza set to metrical norms and conveying some definite meaning.
 
* Pādas<ref>Pādas means lines.</ref> and mātrās<ref>Mātrās means syllabic instants.</ref> are the regulating principles.
 
* Pādas<ref>Pādas means lines.</ref> and mātrās<ref>Mātrās means syllabic instants.</ref> are the regulating principles.
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore

Latest revision as of 16:57, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Rc, rk, Rc, Rk, RRic, rrik


  • Ṛc, ṛk is a mantra of the Rgveda.
  • It is generally defined as a stanza set to metrical norms and conveying some definite meaning.
  • Pādas[1] and mātrās[2] are the regulating principles.


References

  1. Pādas means lines.
  2. Mātrās means syllabic instants.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore