The Vedas are one of mankind's oldest scriptures considered by Hindus to be a direct revelation of God. There are four main sections of the Vedas, the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and the Atharva Veda. While these books are part of Hindu religious culture they also contain a vast amount of material on Science, Culture, Medicine among other subjects in addition to Hindu religious rituals.
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Orality vs. Written Text: Medieval Developments in Vedic Ritual Literature
Discusses the period of Indian literary and religious history falling between the last phase of the creation of commonly recognised Vedic literature (the Smrti part of it) and the beginnings of the modern scholarship dealing with it.
Rig Veda Text
Explains the Rig Veda Samhita, its origins and includes an area to download the Sanskrit texts.
The full text of all four Vedas in English, as well as the text of the Rig Veda in Sanskrit, and many other Vedic scriptures which are the basis of Hinduism and other religions.
The Spiritual Approach to Life
Lectures on Sanatan philosophy and articles by Sri Bimal Mohanty.
Veda - Vedic Knowledges
Vedic philosophy, culture, Encyclopedia, Bhakti-Yoga.
Veda and Upanishad Mantras in MP3-format
Various mantras from the Yajur-Veda and Rig-Veda: Samhita and Upanishad in audio - the recitations for listening.
Swami Sivanandaji describes the significance of the Vedas and its components.
Vedas and Upanishads by Sanderson Beck
Describes the sections of the Vedas along with the social impact of this important scripture.
An organised gateway to a large collection of information on the Vedas, available on either a 'Tourist' or an 'Academic' route.
The Vedic Friends Association
Global network of people helping each other understand, practice and promote the Universal Truths found in Vedic Dharma, the ancient knowledge of India.
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