There are four Vedas the Rig Veda Sama Veda Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda

There are four vedas the rig veda sama veda yajur

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traditions overtime and ancient rituals. There are four Vedas, the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda, scientists have determined that the oldest is the Rig Veda (Hare). The Upanishads are a part of the Vedic philosophy, they talk of how the soul can be united with the ultimate truth (Brahman) through meditation, as well as Karma, which is an outcome of one's actions (Hare) God: Hinduism is a polytheistic religion, they have multiple gods over multiple things varying through nature as their religion branched off of beliefs of fire, trees, skies, water, etc. Their god of heaven, sky, and atmosphere was Dyaus Pitar. To them, he created mankind, and he was basically their main god. They believed that along with their god of heaven, was their god Indra, of thunder and rain, he was also of war, and the Hindu ideal image of what a man should be: courageous, strong, and bold. Agni was their god of fire, their sacrifices were his “food” and he ate up what was placed in the fire. They believe that at one point all of life was eternal with no end, but the gods became jealous and worried that the humans were equivalent to them so Dyaus Pitar created the goddess of death, and when she cried she sent sickness to the lands, killing off people at just the right times, and she also stirred up anger within people and encouraged murder (Smitha, 3).
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As I only mentioned four of their gods before they have many more. They have
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  • Fall '19
  • Hinduism, Hare, Vedas, Atharva Veda, Smitha

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