He had an impressive collection of books on Indian and Vedic philosophy by the time I met him, many written by Yogananda.
The first of these has been traced to the Vedic Sarvara, the latter to the monster Vritra.
In the poem mention is made of the Vedic god Indra and his Maruts.
In the Vedic period the exposure of female children was not unknown; indeed, this practice is referred to in the Yajurveda.
Beyond that, the world, though open, was unknown to the Vedic poets.
For the Vedic deities are such forces as fire and light, wind and water.
There are passages in the Vedic hymns where Parganya appears as a supreme god.
The import of this stanza may be learnt by considering various Vedic texts.
This is an ordinary example of the diversities of Vedic translation.
The Vedic system little deserves the praise often lavished on it, but surely it is preferable to that which has taken its place.