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The Hindu Holy Scriptures are mainly comprised of the works written in the Sanskrit language:
Can you name them?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 15 Mar '13 10:49 pm
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Hindu Holy Scriptures are mainly comprised of the following works written in the Sanskrit language:
The Vedas Rg-Veda (Rigveda), Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, Atharva-Veda (see further down )
The Upanisads - These consider the nature of the individual soul (Atman) and the universal soul (Brahman.) One of the Upanishads contains the earliest reference to the reincarnation of the soul in different bodies (transmigration) of the soul.
The Smrutis - (tradition) are the Laws of Manu
Ramayana - Contains the story of Rama and his devoted wife Sita. She is kidnapped by the demon king Ravana but is later freed by Rama with the help of the monkey god Hanuman. The poem is about how good will always triumph over evil and Rama and Sita are held up as role models for the perfect husband and wife.

Mahabharata - An epic poem telling the story of a war between two branches of a family. The Bhagavad-Gita forms part of this and means "The Song of God."

The Puranas - A collection of ancient ta ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 15 Mar '13 10:56 pm

 
  
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Hinduism is a combination of so many ancient beliefs and works. The Aryan Hinduism is mainly written in Sanskrit , but the Dravidan Hinduism is written mainly in Tamil. In the Dravidan culture the land is divided into 5 parts and each one was ruled by a God. Kurinchi or mountains and people there have Lord Muruga as their God, Mullai or forest and its people have Thirumal(vishnu) as their God,Marutham or farms and its people have Indhiran as their God,Neithal or sea shore and its people have Varunan as their God and Paalai or baarren lands and its people have Kortravai( Shakthi) as their God.There is no Brhma or Shiva in Dravidan culture . After the mingling of the two culture some Gods from here migrated to Sanskrit and some from there migrated to Tamil culture. Hence it can not be said that Hindu scriptures are mainly appeared in Sanskrit. Hindu scriptures available with us today are radically different from the older versions of 5000 years ago.
Answered by Josna, 15 Mar '13 11:17 pm

 
  
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The four vedas
Answered by iqbal seth, 16 Mar '13 07:31 am

 
  
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The Vedas Rg-Veda (Rigveda), Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, Atharva-Veda (see further down )
The Upanisads
Answered by Quest, 16 Mar '13 01:30 pm

 
  
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