The Vedas are the most ancient and most important of all Hindu sacred literature. The Hinayana was more strict and held onto Buddha's original teachings and uses Pali as the language of its scriptures. ‘Then what of ancient brahman sages who composed the Vedic hymns, who chanted, uttered and compiled them and which the brahmans of today still chant and recite, just repeating what has been repeated and chanting what has been chanted? ', `Did any of the teachers of the brahmins or even their teachers going back through seven generations ever say that? It also accepts reaching nirvana as the goal of life. It takes its name from the collections of sacred texts known as the Vedas. The claim of the brahmins is like this. Hindus respect and worship them. Akriyavada, Niyativada (determinism), Ucchedavada etc. The Vedas were transmitted orally during the course of numerous subsequent generations before finally being archived in written form. The layperson believes that whereas the Veda accepts the idea of the ātman (translated into English as “Self”), which is both immanent and transcendent, Buddhism does not. These teachings were based on blind belief in the authority of the Vedas. Buddhism does not deny that the Vedas in their true origin were sacred although have been amended repeatedly by certain Brahmins to secure their positions in society. Once a brahman asked him what he thought of the claim that the authors of the Vedas had direct experience of the divine. Only Vàmaka cannot be indentified with any sage mentioned in the Vedas. 2. I see. Vedic religion, the religion of the ancient Indo-European-speaking peoples who entered India about 1500 bce from the region of present-day Iran. The Vedas are the most ancient and most important of all Hindu sacred literature. The Vedas are split into 4 separate sacred texts (a separate book for mantras, songs, rituals, and spells), but are often compiled into a book referred to as the Chathurveda Samhitha.. Chathurveda Samhitha is made up of three words — Chathur: four, Veda: knowledge, and Samhitha: collection.. The practice of animal sacrifice, the efficacy of rituals, the caste system, the belief in an eternal soul and indeed nearly all practices legitimized by the Vedas, were similarly rejected by him. Is there one brahmin who says ßI know. Sama-Veda “Knowledge of the Melodies”, for chanting. The word Veda means wisdom, knowledge or vision, and it serves to manifest the language of the gods in human speech. This triplicity is stated in the Brahmanas (Shatapatha Brahmana, Aitareya Brahmana and others). The philosophical maxims of Vedic literature have stood the test of time, and the Vedas form the highest religious authority for all aspects of Hinduism and are a respected source of wisdom for mankind in general. The Atharva Veda is more folkloristic in style, and consists of charms, spells, and magical incantations. The canonical division of the Vedas is fourfold (turīya) viz., 1. There are four Vedas, although only three are mentioned in the Buddhist scriptures (M.II,133). Both Buddhism and Jainism religions gave no significance to the Vedas and Sanskrit language. Those who deny the authority of the Vedas are said to be ‘impure’ (nāsitaka). Buddhism is often considered to be an anti-Vedic atheist philosophy. Atharva-Veda(AV) The first three were the original division, called trayī vidyā - "the triple sacred science" of reciting hymns (RV), performing sacrifices (YV), and chanting (SV). We see. This alone is true, all else is falseû? 4. They are the Ṛg Veda, the Sāma Veda, the Yajur Veda, all composed between the 20th and 7th century BC, and the Atharva Veda, included into the sacred canon only several centuries after the Buddha. The Buddha considered the worship of the sacred fire (aggihotta), the central sacrament of Brahmanism, to be spiritually ineffective (D.I,102). ', `Then what of ancient brahmin sages who composed the Vedic hymns, who chanted, uttered and compiled them and which the brahmins of today still chant and recite, just repeating what has been repeated and chanting what has been chanted? and he took the ground stuff of reality to be nothing, what came to be called śūnyatā or emptiness. The first canonical text of Hinduism, the Rigveda was composed in between 1500- 1200 BCE and the subsequent three Vedas in between 1200 … These include spells aimed at attracting lovers, causing or preventing harm, and protecting against diseases and death. Vedism is the oldest stratum of religious activity in India for which there Did they ever say “We know. Sama-Veda(SV) 4. The Buddha replied:  `What do you think about this? There were many different schools of philosophy opposingVedic teaching, e.g. They are the èg Veda, the Sāma Veda, the Yajur Veda, all composed between the 13th and 7th century BC, and the Atharva Veda, included into the sacred canon only several centuries after the Buddha. The assertion that the Buddha was a Hindu or that Buddhism evolved from Hinduism or was a reformed version of it, is not supported by the evidence. The Vedas (वेद veda, “knowledge”) are a large body of religious texts originating in ancient India.Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism.Hindus consider the Vedas to be apauruṣeya, which means “not of a man, superhuman” and “impersonal, authorless”. This alone is true, all else is false”’? 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