The Indian subcontinent has a wonderful, unique relationship with gemstones because it is part of the Vedic tradition
77) While the similarities are striking (78) and accidental convergence improbable, there is no underlying force in the older Vedic tradition
that would have had the strength to produce this development that always remained at the fringe of Vedic religion.
The powerful Kshatriya families in these states accorded little awe or respect for their Brahman peers, and this was why the orthodox of the Vedic tradition
called these Kshatriyas degenerate.
The western born teacher in the Vedic tradition
is popular for his books in which he has rejected the ' Aryan Invasion Theory'.
This state is called Cosmic Consciousness, in the Vedic tradition
Early Buddhism rejected the way the Vedic tradition
treated animals and this strong stance influenced all subsequent Buddhist traditions.
Both Indian and non-Indian contributors, from the fields of education, literature, philosophy, history, sociology, Indology, diplomacy, and peace research, discuss such varied topics as structural violence in India, religion as a postmodern phenomenon, the cultural influence of India's Vedic tradition
, diplomacy as a mode of cross-cultural conversation, how to ensure multi-religious harmony in the Indian context, and the images of India portrayed by Italian travelers from Marco Polo onwards.
The eight syllables of the central chant (Om Na Mo Na Ra Ya Na Ya) are from a Vedic tradition
, and believed to create a protective and healing armor about the body.
The Laksmi Narayan Mandir will reflect the ancient Vedic tradition
dating back to between 5,000 and 10,000 years.
The Vedic tradition
was represented by a small groups of Brahmins still practising Vedic srauta rituals and by what is, rather cryptically, referred to as "milieu smarta" Brahmins (what kind of "milieu" is meant?
Johannes Bronkhorst has put up much of his imagery in ascertaining the Vedic tradition
of Bhartrhari, a quest, which, he thinks must shed the necessary light on the metaphysical aspect of Bhartrhari's linguistic monism and its sacred perspectives.
Yet the healthcare system from the Vedic Tradition
of India is amazingly comprehensive and addresses the mind and body not as a collection of parts, but as a holistic system integrated with our environment.