Rig Veda - Gone to the other shore
Type of Spiritual Experience
BackgroundDo not take this literally, the symbolism is key. The role of the psychopomp.
A description of the experience
The Rig Veda [translated by Wendy Doniger]
Tugra had left Bhujya in the cloud of water as a dead man leaves behind his wealth. You brought him back, Asvins, in ships that were alive, that swam through the realm of air far from water.
You did the deeds of heroes in that ocean that has no beginning, no support, no handhold, when you Asvins carried Bhujya home after he had climbed on board your ship that has a hundred oars