Sadañgs

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By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sadangs, SadaJgs, Sadaygs


sadañgss (‘the six limbs [of the Vedas]’)

The Veda is called ‘ṣaḍaṅga’ since it has six subsidiary branches of knowledge. These are the ṣaḍaṅgas or Vedāṅgas.

See VEDĀNGAS for details.

sad-asat-khyāti

See KHYĀTI.


References

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

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sadañgss (‘the six limbs [of the Vedas]’) The Veda is called ‘ṣaḍaṅga’ since it has six subsidiary branches of knowledge. These are the ṣaḍaṅgas or Vedāṅgas. See VEDĀNGAS for details.