What Was the Importance of the Rajasuya Yagna in the Later Vedic Period? - History and Civics

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What was the importance of the Rajasuya yagna in the Later Vedic period?

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When a king ascended the throne the purohita performed the Rajasuya yagna to confer supreme power on him. The king was elevated to the position of God’s representative on earth.

Concept: Aryavarta (Later Vedic Age)
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Oxford University Press Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School
Chapter 6 The Later Vedic Civilization
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