Essays Tagged: "Veda"

India and it's economy

anied by chanted hymns. These hymns comprised the first great religion work of the Aryans - the Rig Veda. The Veda and the Brahmins, the priests, came to hold a most prominent place in Vedic society.B ...

(3 pages) 1221 41 4.1 Oct/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


ends to every aspect of life. The Hindus own definition of their community is 'those who believe in Vedas.'History/OriginThe practices and beliefs of Hinduism cannot be understood without knowing the ... cludes an analysis of logic. The systems called Mimamsa identify theperformance of ritual. The many Vedanta systems emphasize understanding of the relationshipbetween the self and ultimate reality.Hin ...

(5 pages) 516 2 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

This is an essay that explains the origins and what the "LAws of Manu" are all about

dras, only get one birth. The Brahmins were Priests that were assigned to teaching and studying the Vedas. They were supposed to sacrifice their own benefits for the good of others, and abstain from a ... , and abstain from any sensual or sexual pleasure. The Vaisya were to tend to the cattle, study the Veda, trade, and cultivate land. The Sudra's were not assigned to do anything but to serve the other ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mildred's Success as a powerful woman

fe routine. Mildred's younger daughter, the better one, dies from pneumonia. To add to this misery, Veda, spoiled rotten, hurts Mildred's feelings, despite Mildred's undying love, and ends up having a ... cision to go right no out to find a job and make her own money even though her motivation, to spoil Veda, was wrong and resulted in tragedy. Her initiative was empowering to women to certain degree an ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Hinduism; a basic overview of this eastern religion and philosophy.

e dates put severe constraints on the date of the "Aryan invasion," and the development of the four Vedas and Upanishad Hindu religious texts. A second reason for questioning is that its proponents la ... ion of scriptures and various documents. Among the most important of all Hindu sacred texts are the Vedas: the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda.7 The oldest of the four Vedas is the Ri ...

(8 pages) 339 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Essay on hinduism and buddhism.

om the word "sindhu" or river. The Hindu community think of themselves as "those who believe in the Vedas", or "those who follow the way or dharma of the four classes and the stages of life. The four ... s of technical vocabulary."Hinduism also has a lot of writings but the most important of all is the Vedas. The oldest is the Rig-Veda, which was made in an ancient form of the Sanskrit language in nor ...

(2 pages) 79 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

An essay on Hinduism and Buddhism religions together.

r life form and if they act good in their life they can move up into a higher form. Their books are Vedas and Upanishads. Upanishads is about how one should act in life and the Vedas is a bunch of pra ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Hinduism This is a wonderful essay on buddism that I got 90% on.

d in India, which is one of the oldest civilizations on the planet, from ancient texts known as the Vedas (or wisdom books). These ancient texts that consist of ancient hymns, rituals, and teachings, ...

(3 pages) 128 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Theory of Meaning in Ancient Inidia Note: The article is composed in DV1-TTYogesh font.

a should be understood as a way to retrieve the past legacy of the Vedic world. Because, as a text, Veda was the source of power, and it constituted the vortex of the Vedic society. It was believed th ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Hinduism. A) Describe the sacred stories and writings. B) Four principal beliefs, nature of God, significance of life after death. C) Hinduism in Australia

A) The Vedas, Upanishads, Ramayama, Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Puranas, Dharmashastras, Manusmrti are some ... categories: sruti and smrti. Sruti texts are those that are heard or divinely revealed, such as the Vedas and the Upanishads. The Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. The oldest is called the Rig ... dest is called the Rig Veda (hymns praising a number of gods), with the other three being the Yajur Veda (rituals for sacrifices), the Sama Veda (chants for ritual worship), and the Athara Veda (spell ...

(5 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The Hindu Religion

Hindu Religious literature is very vast. The main foundations of the Hindu literature are the four Vedas, which is thought to have been provided by the Gods themselves to the benefit of mankind. The ... cific subjects of interest. Three works of religious literature that have similar importance to the Vedas and are widely read in the Indian subcontinent are The Ramayanam, The Mahabharatam and the Bha ...

(5 pages) 346 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

History of India Essay

ering far from civilization before returning to rid the world of evil. The formulaic rituals of the Vedas also reflect attempts to create a regulated, geometric space from the raw products of nature.T ... ave functioned as intellectual elites. The heritage preserved by these groups had its origin in the Vedas and allied bodies of literature in the Sanskrit language, which evolved in North India during ...

(26 pages) 269 1 4.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Mauryan Empire

texts are also a good source. The Puranas were myths and contained genealogical list of rulers. The Veda was religion based and did not have historical accounts. India had two great myths, the Mahabha ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


d stages of life for one to achieve self-realization.Most of the Hindu beliefs are derived from the Vedas. The Vedas are spiritual texts that have been passed down form one generation to the next. The ... s that have been passed down form one generation to the next. There are four basic Vedic books: Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, Atharva-Veda (IndiaLife, 2007). These texts provide guidance for one to ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Hinduism Paper

time. Hinduism has different sections, but all of the differentacknowledge the same scriptures call Vedas. The Upanishads groups are much incline to theVedic text. Hinduism is considered in a term for ... and meaning and have different views on things slightly. One thing the Hindu'sall accept is the Rg Veda which is a famous statement meaning, "Truth is one. The sageshowever call it by a different nam ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hindu Religious Traditions

Purusha, while the feminine divine is known as Prakriti, maintain equilibrium of all existence.The Vedas, or sacred text, are a collection of hymns compromising four parts which are the Samhitas, Bra ... promising four parts which are the Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, and Upanishads. Each part of the Vedas explains the personal transformation which results from psychic participation in the ritual pr ...

(4 pages) 71 1 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Hindu and Judeo-Christian Creaion Myths

Hinduism possesses a creation myth in the Rg Veda, just as Judeo-Christians have a creation story in the Holy Bible. Similarities and differences ... e way he dresses, one can also tell a lot about a religion by its respective creation story. The Rg Veda mentions, “With him the gods, Sadhyas, and sages sacrificed” (Rg Veda).One of the mos ... and sages sacrificed” (Rg Veda).One of the most obvious things that could be taken from the Rg Veda’s creation myth is the Hindu’s polytheistic nature. It is most obvious when it mentio ...

(3 pages) 2330 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hinduism and How It Relates to the Novel Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

ledge, and devotion, you can reincarnate to a higher level. The Hindu scriptures revolve around the Vedas. In these Vedas include Rig-Veda, which are the most sacred writings, and Sama-Veda, which was ... s contribution to the Hindu religion is his reading and teachings of the Sacred Hindu scriptures of Vedas. This is proven to be used in the real world through a piece of writing which states, "There a ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers

Hinduism Paper

long period of time (YGoY, 2005). There are different sectors of Hinduism, but they all fall under Vedas, the ancient scriptures. Rishis', ancient Indian scholars, search for a way to be free from th ... ng education, investing boys with sacred thread, first leaving the family home, starting studies of Vedas, marriage, and then death (Cimpean, 2010). A societal influence on Hinduism has developed a fi ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism


od of time. There are different sects of Hinduism, but they all admire the ancient scripture called Vedas (Hindu Religion).The ancient scripture of Hinduism is called the Vedas. There are four Vedas; ... gion).The ancient scripture of Hinduism is called the Vedas. There are four Vedas; they are the Reg Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, and Atharva Veda. These are the primary texts of Hinduism. Traditionall ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism