Terms and Questions:
7. The unstruck sound
1. How do
sound and mantra relate to the cosmos?
are the advantages to chanting mantra?
3. Of what
significance is mantra in Early Vedic religion?
4. What is
the implied significance of sacred sound in the categorization of the most
sacred Hindu texts and their revelation?
5. What is
the significance of mantra in the Upanishads?
6. How might you relate the aesthetic qualities of Indian classical music to the nature of mantra?