Abhisheka or Abhishekam (Devanagari: अभिषेक) is a Sanskrit term akin to puja, yagya and arati that denotes: a devotional activity; an enacted prayer, rite of passage and/or religious rite.
A coronation is the act of placement or bestowal of a crown upon a monarch's head.
The Coronation of the Nepalese monarch (Rajyabhisheka) was a Hindu religious ceremony in which the King of Nepal was crowned.
The coronation of the Thai monarch is a ceremony in which the King of Thailand is formally consecrated by anointment and crowning.
The Vedas are ancient Sanskrit texts of Hinduism. Above: A page from the ''Atharvaveda''. The Vedas (Sanskrit: वेद, "knowledge") are a large body of knowledge texts originating in the ancient Indian subcontinent.