Hinduism and the Vedas
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Grasp the nature and roles of sacred writings within Hinduism, as contrasted with the Judeo-Christian tradition. Learn about the structure of the Vedas, comprising collections of hymns and commentaries, and their meaning and function in Hindu ritual. Read compelling excerpts from the Vedas, and learn how Western religious scholars have approached them.