UPSC History The vedic period - Early vedic period, Later vedic period and sangam period Question Bank Vedic Period/Mahajanapadas/Nandas etc

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    In the Rigveda, the first hymn of a Mandala is often addressed to:                                         

    A)  Agni                            

    B)  Indra                  

    C)                     Mitra              

    D)  None of these                           

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    The first hymn of each Mandala has addressed to Agni and his name is the first word of the Rigveda. The remaining hymns are mainly addressed to Indra, Varuna, Mitra, the Ashvins, die Maruts, Usas, Surya, Rbhus, Rudra, Vayu, Brhaspati, Visnu, Heaven and' Earth, and all the Gods.

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