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Primary sacred texts of the Hindu culture
There are four Vedas, the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and
The Vedas contain hymns, incantations, and rituals from ancient
continuation of the Vedic philosophy
They elaborate on how the soul (Atman) can be united with the
ultimate truth (Brahman) through contemplation and mediation
Karma-- the cumulative effects of a persons' actions.
Shows us how we should conduct our lives, keeping God as
our center, and accepting God as the main man and we
merely assist in the eternal solution
Those who read the Bhagavad Gita are benefited in
numerous ways, physically, mentally, emotionally, and
It is still relevant today as it was many centuries ago,
possibly even more today because of the modern day
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQEBsVRl_3I – Yoga and
the Secrets of the Bahagavad-Gita
Consists of five books of animal fables and magic tales
The tales' self-proclaimed purpose is to educate the
sons of royalty.
Its five books treat the following topics: (1) disunion of
friends, (2) gaining of friends, (3) war and peace, (4)
loss of possession, (5) consequence of rash action.
The author of the Panchatantra is unknown. The
book's original text, now lost, was probably compiled
between the 1st and 6th centuries
Largest epic in the history of mankind
Describes events which took place in the ancient city
of King Bharata, India
Provides us with information on Hindu ideals such as
Karma and Yoga
Consists of eighteen chapters of parvas
Depicts Krishna addressing a
follower as recorded in the
Traditional Hindu symbol,
Aum, which is said to be
inspired by the primeval sound
through which the universe was