Vedic science

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Vedic science may refer to a number of disciplines: ancient and modern, scientific, metaphysical, proto-scientific, found in or based in the Vedas.

Vedic period
  • Vedanga, the six ancient disciplines subservient to the understanding and tradition of the Vedas
  1. Shiksha (śikṣā): phonetics and phonology (sandhi)
  2. Chandas (chandas): meter
  3. Vyakarana (vyākaraṇa): grammar
  4. Nirukta (nirukta): etymology
  5. Jyotisha (jyotiṣa): astrology (Hindu astronomy)
  6. Kalpa (kalpa): ritual

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