Does Rig-parisishta a real supplement to Rig Veda?

Origin of doubt: Rig-parisishta (the supplement to the Rig Veda):

radhaya madhavo devo madhavenaiva radhika/ vibhrajante janeshu.

Meaning: Among all persons, it is Sri Radha in whose company Lord Madhava is especially glorious, as She is especially glorious in His.

I doubt Radharani were any where mentioned in Rig Veda (Not that I am aware of!) or is it endorsement by ISKCON?

  • I don't think there is any such text called Rig Parisishta which is associated with RigVeda.. RigVeda is divided as Samhita portion, Brahmana Portion, Aranyaka Portion and Upanishad Portion... and there is not anything such as Rig Parisista inside them... – Tejaswee Dec 14 '16 at 16:00
  • @Tezz re-read the question. It's mentioned 'supplement' not association or a portion within Rig Veda. – Shritam Bhowmick Dec 14 '16 at 16:43
  • @Tezz There are such things as Parisishtas, they're associated with the Sutra texts of a given Vedic Shakha. But I think that verse about Radha is probably an interpolation. – Keshav Srinivasan Dec 14 '16 at 17:02
  • Here are some sample interpolations: nitaaiveda.com/Compiled_and_Imp_Scriptures/… – Shritam Bhowmick Dec 15 '16 at 12:07
  • According to wikipedia Āśvalāyana Gṛhya Pariśiṣṭa, Bahvricha parisishta and Sankayana parisishta are attached to the Rigveda.(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pari%C5%9Bi%E1%B9%A3%E1%B9%ADa) @ShritamBhowmick – Srimannarayana K V Oct 9 '19 at 15:44

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