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<small>By Swami Harshananda</small>
 
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Śukriya is one of the four Vedavratas, preparatory disciplines undertaken before the study of the four Vedas. It should be observed for 3 days or 12 days or even one year, as directed by the Vedic teacher. After this, the study of the main parts of the Rgveda is begun. Upanayāna has to be performed again before beginning this vrata.
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Śukriya is one of the four [[Vedavratas]], preparatory disciplines undertaken before the study of the four [[Vedas]]. It should be observed for 3 days or 12 days or even one year, as directed by the Vedic teacher. After this, the study of the main parts of the [[Rgveda]] is begun. Upanayāna has to be performed again before beginning this vrata.
  
  
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:11, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sukriya, Zukriya, shukriya


Śukriya is one of the four Vedavratas, preparatory disciplines undertaken before the study of the four Vedas. It should be observed for 3 days or 12 days or even one year, as directed by the Vedic teacher. After this, the study of the main parts of the Rgveda is begun. Upanayāna has to be performed again before beginning this vrata.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore