The Vedic fire

March 2011
India Today;3/7/2011, p3
The article reports on the celebration of the 12-day Vedic ritual, called Athirathram, to venerate Agni, the god of fire, on April 4, 2011 in Panjaal, Keral, India. It states that the event is the ultimate invocation of Vedic scriptures and forms a 3,000-year-long tradition among Nampoothiri Brahmin families in Kerala. It adds that main purpose of the ritual is to bring universal peace, prosperity, love and environmental harmony. The event will be participated by Vedic scholars in the country, the U.S. and Finland.


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