Religious Texts And Hymns That Form The Basis Of The Hindu Religion

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Hindu Philosophy. The compound “Hindu philosophy” is ambiguous. Minimally it stands for a tradition of Indian philosophical thinking. However, it could be interpreted as designating one comprehensive philosophical doctrine, shared by all Hindu thinkers.

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CHAPTER 1. HINDU RELIGION. Silent adorations to Satchidananda Para-Brahman, Who is the silent Witness of all minds, Who is the Indweller in all beings, Who has projected this world for His own Lila or sport, Who is the support for this world, body and mind and all movements, and Who is the foundation for all societies and their activities. Purpose Of Religion

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The adoration of these deities is founded in the Vedas, according to the Texts relating to them: "Our deity is extolled in the Vedas, " each system contains such a declaration. Thus we find that there is but one scripture as the source common to the different sects and schools of thought in the Hindu religion. This source includes the Upanisads.

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Integral to understanding caste is this Hindu scripture, which has shaped the way the religion has been practised in India. While the Vedas are more. caste is in Hinduism that this fundamental text.

The hymns of the Rig Veda were composed by the members of Rishi families like the Kanvas, Angirases, Agastyas, Grtsamadas, Atris, Viswamitras, Vasishtas, Kasyapas, Bharatas and Bhrgus.

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The course consists of seven sessions delivered on a weekly basis. Session One: Introduction to the Vedas and the Vedic Religion. We begin with a look at the Vedas, particularly the hymns of the Rig Veda and the Gods they glorify.

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Click on underlined words to open paragraph Hindu Scriptures Part 1 The Srutis The Four Vedas And Their Sub Divisions The Mantra Samhitas The Brahmanas and The Aranyakas The Upanishads The Upa-Vedas. The Vedangas The Smritis. The Itihasas (history) The Valmiki-Ramayana The Yogavasishtha The Mahabharata The Harivamsa

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Hinduism is the world’s third most popular religion, with around 750 million followers. The religion of Hinduism originated in Northern India, near the river Indus, about 4000 years ago and is the world’s oldest existing religion.

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Probably the old religion of the people whom they had conquered had begun to tell on that of the Aryans. The Sanhitas of three of the Vedas are said to have some peculiarity. "If a mantra is metrical, and intended for loud recitation, it is called Rich (from rich , praise) whence the name Rig Veda; i.e. the Veda containing such praises.

Excerpts from A VEDIC READER For Students By Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1854-1930) [1917] Scanned at August 31, 2000. INTRODUCTION

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The Vedas, one of the foundations of Hindu religion and mythology, are a collection of ancient sacred texts. They are considered to be divine communications from the god Brahma* to seers called rishis. Composed between 1500 and 1000 B.C. , the Vedas were passed on orally for hundreds of years before being written down in Sanskrit, an ancient Indo-European language.