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Documentary Educational Resources (Watertown, MA 02472-2554)
Fritz Staal (Project Director: July 1976 to present)

Agnicayana Ritual

To complete annotations of the films and photographs taken of the Agnicayana Ritual which took place in Kerala, India. This Vedic ritual is probably the oldest surviving of mankind. Identification of chants and recitations, preparation for publication will be completed.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$42,877 (approved)
$42,877 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1976 – 6/30/1977