Re: [tied] Ancient female figurines (was Medieval Dragons, dog/snak

From: CeiSerith@...
Message: 17945
Date: 2003-01-22

In a message dated 1/22/2003 2:45:32 AM Eastern Standard Time, glengordon01@... writes:

At least in regards to the name *Yemos, Yama would be the Vedic
counterpart. How is Yama's skull the sky, his brain the clouds, his
eyes the sun and moon? Is Yama the cosmos?

   Someone better versed in Vedic studies should handle this.  I think that Lincoln is suggesting that the role of Yama as the lord of the dead is relevant; he is the first to die.

David Fickett-Wilbar