भारतीय शास्त्र

Hindu scriptures are the most ancient and extensive religious writings in the world. It is difficult to correctly classify and date them because of the large number of authors involved over a period of thousands of years. In addition, an old tradition by early authors to remove their own names from their works further complicates the matter.

Read Vedas, Upanidshad & DarshanSruti scriptures include the primary scriptures of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The Vedas teach the highest truths ever known to man, and form the supreme authority of Hinduism. The word Veda is derived from the root word 'Vid,' meaning 'to know.' Sruti in... See More

Vedangas means 'the limbs of the Vedas.' The Vedangas consist of six treatises and are regarded as auxiliary to, and in some sense a part of, the Vedas. The six Vedangas discuss the following six subjects: Siksha (correct pronunciation), Chandas (metre), Nirukta (etymology), Vyakarana (grammar), Jyotisha (astronomy), aud Kalpa (rules... See More

The Puranas form the largest body of Smriti literature. They were developed, in a question and answer form, to explain the subtle teachings of the Vedas through stories and legends of the ancient kings, heroes, sages, and divine personalities. The Puranas are second only to the epics as popular instruments... See More

The religious literature in this category can be classified into two divisions, heterodox and orthodox. The heterodox schools reject the authority of the Vedas and include Buddhists, Jains, and the Carvakas (materialists). The orthodox schools accept the Vedas and the Vedic literature as authoritative. There are six orthodox schools divided... See More

Smriti means 'that which is remembered.' Smriti scriptures are derived from the Vedas and are considered to be of human origin and not of divine origin. They were written to explain and elaborate the Vedas, making them understandable and more meaningful to the general population. All authoritative writings outside the... See More

सा प्रथमा विश्ववारा’ कहकर यजुर्वेद ने इसके भारत वर्ष में प्रथम आविष्कृत होने, तत्पश्चात् विश्वव्यापी बनने की बात स्वीकारी है। सृष्टि के आरम्भ से सम्भव है ऐसी छूट-छूट संस्कृतियों का भी उदय हुआ हो जो वर्ग विशेष काल विशेष अथवा क्षेत्र विशेष के लिए उपयोगी रही हों उन सबको पीछे... See More

भारतीय सांस्कृतिक के अनुसार व्यक्ति का दृष्टिकोण ऊँचा रहना चाहिए ।। हमारे यहाँ अन्तरात्मा को प्रधानता दी गई है ।। हिन्दू तत्त्वदर्शियों ने संसार की व्यवहार वस्तुओं और व्यक्तिगत जीवन- यापन के ढँग और मूलभूत सिद्धांतों में परमार्थिक दृष्टिकोण से विचार किया है ।। क्षुद्र सांसारिक सुखोपभोग से ऊँचा उठकर,... See More

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