Ancient History

Which of the following statements about Rig Veda is not correct?

  1. The sacrifices were performed in the temples.
  2. Gods are presented as powerful, who could be made to intervene in the world of men via the performance of sacrifices.
  3. Prayers and sacrificial rituals were performed during Rig Veda period and these were not associated with temples.
  4. Gods were supposed to partake of the offerings as they were consumed by fire.

Answer

Prayers and sacrificial rituals were performed during Rig Veda period and these were not associated with temples. Gods are presented as powerful, who could be made to intervene in the world of men via the performance of sacrifices. Gods were supposed to partake of the offerings as they were consumed by fire.

The correct option is A.