Vedic Studies is a collection of research papers dealing with Vedic themes. The articles presented in various seminars and published in different reputed journals are given a coherent form in the present book. These are presented in two parts. Part One includes papers on religion, mythology and philology such as Arati: A developed form of Aratrika, Yama and Niyamana, Negative compounds in Veda and Avesta etc. Part Two includes papers dealing with Siksas and prati-sakhyas such as, problems of editing the Siksa texts, On Aplutavad Upasthite etc.