Questions tagged [aranyaka]

The Aranyaka (आरण्यक) is the Philosophy behind ritual sacrifice part of the ancient Indian texts, the Vedas.

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Vedas are pan-geographic?

Are All Veda samhitas pan-geographic? That is, do veda samhitas pertain only to Bharatavarsha or to the entire world of creation. This doubt arises because of two things I find contradictory. Many ...
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How many Brahmanas and Aranyakas are there in the Vedas?

I know about the four Samhita texts and the later Upanishad texts. However, each Veda has Samhita, Brahmana, Aranyaka and Upanishad. How many Brahmanas and Aranyakas are there under each Veda? ...
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Why is Aranaykas section of vedas only ment for hermits and forest-dwellers(sanyasis)

This question describes about the 4 sections of each veda and the third section which is aranayaka is guide of rituals and it is said to be ment only for forest-dwellers and sanyasin. Since there are ...