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The basic idea of reading/reciting/teaching the Veda, needs some clarification. The Veda, to be precise, the Rig Veda contains pure SPIRITUAL concepts. They were the experiences of the sages, said in the ecstasy and in extempore poetic manner. In order to understand that poetic and cryptic poetry called Rig Veda, one should be another sage of having ...


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This edition of the Mahabharata, translated by K M Ganguly, contradicts the above citation. The Yaksha asked,--'By what, O king, birth, behaviour, study, or learning doth a person become a Brahmana? Tell us with certitude!' Yudhishthira answered,-'Listen, O Yaksha! It is neither birth, nor study, nor learning, that is the cause of Brahmanahood, without ...


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