Kuru kings, Tura Kāvaseya, and the -tvāya gerund

  title={Kuru kings, Tura Kāvaseya, and the -tvāya gerund},
  author={Theodore Proferes},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={210 - 219}
  • Theodore Proferes
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Linguistics
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The present paper provides new evidence to support recent suggestions that a significant transformation of early Vedic culture was promoted by the kings of the Kuru dynasty, and argues that this transformation was fundamental to the establishment of the śrauta system of rituals. The evidence in question concerns a number of verse mantras in śrauta liturgies which, contrary to the rule, have no parallels in the Rgveda. It is suggested that the reason why new verse mantras were composed in these… 
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