Vedic religion

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Vedic religion may refer to:

  • the historical Vedic religion, Vedic Hinduism (practices dating to the Vedic period)
    • Vedic mythology, refers to the mythological aspects of the historical Vedic religion and Vedic literature, most notably alluded to in the hymns of the Rigveda
  • Shrauta, surviving conservative traditions within Hinduism

In wider meanings of the term "Vedic"

  • Vedanta, originally a word used in Hindu philosophy as a synonym for that part of the Veda texts also known as the Upanishads
  • Hinduism in general

See also[edit]

  • Indian religions, the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism
  • History of Hinduism, a term for a wide variety of related religious traditions native to India
  • Proto-Indo-Iranian religion, means the religion of the Indo-Iranian peoples prior to the earliest Vedic (Indo-Aryan) and Zoroastrian (Iranian) scriptures

the vedic religion is practiced on india and its name is derivated from veda that meaans knowledge or the action of knowing something