Vedic Literature

Later Vedic Civilization

Early Vedic Literature The word Veda is derived from the word ‘vid’which means knowledge or wisdom. Vedas are the greatest gift by the Aryans to the Indian culture and civilization. Besides religion these Vedas throw light on the social and economic life of the Vedic and Later Vedic period. The term Vedic literature includes; Four … Read more

Later Vedic Literature

Later Vedic Civilization

Vedic Soceity | Later Vedic Literature The later Vedic literature includes the Vedangas, Sutras, Upavedas, Puranas, Dharamshastras and the Epics. This literature is also known as Smriti written by ordinary sages. Vedangas These are commentaries on the Vedas, they are six in number and deal with religious practices (kalpa), pronunciation (siksha), grammar (vyakarana), etymology (nirukta), … Read more