Tuesday, 10 April 2018

What was Ashvamedha ?

The Ashvamedha is a horse sacrifice ritual followed by the Śrauta tradition of Vedic religion. It was used by ancient Indian kings to prove their imperial sovereignty: a horse accompanied by the king's warriors would be released to wander for a period of one year.

Ashvameda is a forbidden rite for Kaliyuga, the current age.

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