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When Rigveda meets Indo-secularism
Consecration of Vedas as 'apaurusheya' (divine). Right from the early date it was collected and redacted, the Rgveda became very sacred. It was recited with utmost care in an oral manner and very faithfully transmitted.
Here's The Unpalatable Truth About Beef And Hinduism
The Vedas were considered "apaurusheya" or "of non-human character", thereby suggesting a divine origin. The text consisted of simple songs invoking different deities like Indra, Agni, Varuna, Aditya, Rudra etc. No temples or idol worship are mentioned ...
Why Do We See the Man in the Moon?
Take a look at the slideshow above. The photos depict, in order: tower binoculars, a tank tread, tree bark, headphones, a tray table, a toilet, eggs, and more tree bark. Yet I perceived every one of them as a face, and I bet you did, too.
The Politics of Knowledge And Caste
Revered as apaurusheya , “not of human origin,” by its votaries, Vedas are eternal, imperishable and indestructible. The Vedic approval and disapproval is the ultimate test of good and bad, desirable and undesirable. So much so that anything, including ...
Wendy Doniger's book; The Ghost of Indian Subcontinent
She calls the Vedic Mantras as “poems” she do not consider Vedas 'Apaurusheya, divine and beyond the mundane. It has been taught to India by the European scholar's also long back.

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