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Vedic literature

(from the Sanskrit word for 'knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads.  Synonym: Veda.

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... Max Muller's estimate of the so-called Sutra, Brahmana, Mantra and Khanda periods, will be able to perceive that no attention has been paid to these considerations. The time allotted to the growth of these four "strata" of Vedic literature is purely arbitrary. ...
— Five Years Of Theosophy • Various

Words linked to "Vedic literature" :   Vedanga, sacred writing, religious text, Hindooism, sacred text, religious writing, Brahmana, Aranyaka, Samhita, Sanskrit, Sanskritic language, Hinduism

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