The work presents to the students of religion, in objective form and with constant reference to the original sources and to modern discussions, a comprehensive but concise account of the whole of the religion and philosophy of the vedic Period in India.
The work comprises twenty-nine chapters grouped in five main parts, viz. (i) Sources, (ii) God and Demons of the Veda, (iii) Vedic ritual, (iv) Spirits of the dead, (v) Philosophy of the Veda. It draws mainly from the original sources. A genuine student of religion and philosophy will find in this work an invaluable and exhaustive store of facts. This monumental work is meant to restore to the Vedic religion its just place in the study of theology.