Respect Scriptures–Prernamurti Bharti Shriji

Prernamurti Bharti Shriji

Nalanda Vishwavidyalaya storyNo other living tradition can claim scriptures as numerous or as ancient as Hinduism; none of them can boast of an unbroken tradition as faithfully preserved as the Hindu tradition. Hindu literature is the most ancient and extensive religious writings in the world. Hindu religion is not derived from a single book. It has many sacred writings which serve as a source of doctrine. The most important texts include the Vedas, Upanishads, the Puranas,  the Epics – Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Bhagavad Gita. (sc)

Shastra (scripture)

Vyasji is said to have compiled the most important Vedic texts some 5000 years ago.

Hindu scripture is sometimes called shastra. Since the Vedic wisdom was first transmitted orally it is also called shabda­brahman, spiritual sound. According to tradition, it was written down only when human memory began to deteriorate at the start of Kali-yuga (some 5,000 years ago).(sc)

Shabda-brahman is considered…

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