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The Vedic religion is practiced in India. Its name is derived from veda which means knowledge or the action of knowing something.
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
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
- 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
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