Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online

Get access

(13,294 words)

Yajña is the central notion of vedic religion (1500–500 BCE). Vedic religion is polytheistic, and the sacrifice, devoid of image…

Cite this page
Steiner, Karin, “Yajña”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 28 November 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

▲   Back to top   ▲