Ralph Thomas Hotchkin Griffith (1826-1906) was a scholar of Sanskrit, best known for his translations of the 4 major Vedas. He was principal at the Benares College in India. Arthur Berriedale Keith (1879-1944) was a Scottish scholar of Sanskrit and Indology. He was Regius Professor of Sanskrit and Lecturer in Constitutional History in the University of Edinburgh. The translations found in this volume have been compiled, edited (proofed, updating of Sanskrit spellings, etc.) and formatted by Jon W. Fergus on behalf of universaltheosophy.com and kshetrabooks.com.