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It would appear so. There are other references of vedas in Ramayana. kushiilavau tu dharmaGYau raajaputrau yashasvinau | bhraatarau svarasampannau dadarsha aashramavaasinau || sa tu medhaavinau dR^ishhTvaa vedeShu pariniShThitau | vedopabR^ihmaNaarthaaya taavagraahayata prabhuh || kaavyaM raamaayaNaM kR^itsnaM siitaayaashcharitaM mahat.h| ...


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The following is the answer provided by Sri Kiron Krishnan in another site, on the same subject. Actually, if Vedas refer to the revealed, inspired visions of the sages, then they comprise undoubtedly of only the poetic saṃhitās of the kavis, also called Ṛṣis. The rest of the prose don’t have any metrical constraint, they can vary to any limit, and ...


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Vedas are usually broken up into karma kanda and jnana kanda. Acts of sacrifice, gifts, austerities, etc., are of three kinds - tamasic, rajasic, and sattvic, not by where their original categorical classification might be. Krishna says in the Gita 17.28 (Swami Nikhilananda translator): Whatever sacrifice or gift is made, whatever austerity is practiced, ...


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Please see below from Kamika Agama, Purva Pada (Verses 1-3, Chapter 2). Agamas are shrutis (just like vedas) revealed by Lord Shiva himself. So the point of questioning them does not arise. The first stanza says there is no action is to be conducted without a mantra - be it tilling the land or regular worship. Second stanza says there "manana" is the ...


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The Brihadaranyaka upanishad says Verse 2.4.10 sa yathārdraedhāgnerabhyāhitātpṛthagdhūmā viniścaranti, evaṃ vā are'sya mahato bhūtasya niḥsvasitametadyadṛgvedo yajurvedaḥ sāmavedo'tharvāṅgirasa itihāsaḥ purāṇam vidyā upaniṣadaḥ ślokāḥ sūtrānyanuvyākhyānāni vyākhyānāni; asyaivaitāni niḥśvasitāni || 10 || As from a fire kindled with wet ...


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For this we have to do comparison of scripture as per the scriptures Devi Bhagwatam 11:1 Where you will find differences between S’ruti, Smriti and Purânas, accept the words of the S’rutis as final proofs. Wherever Smriti disagrees with the Purânas, know the Smritis more authoritative. And where differences will crop up in the S’rutis themselves, know ...


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