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Unformatted text preview: Forest Treatises Vedanta End of the Vedas 4. Upanishads SMRITI - What's been heard Emphasis in on one God, Brahmin and on meditation rather than official sacrifice LAW OF MANU The Varna (Caste) System and the four stages of life The Classical Mythical Poem MAHABHARATA with the Bhagavad Gita Telling the story of the incarnation of KRISHNA Eighth avatar of Vishnu (4th Century B.C.E.)...
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