Vedic tradition

Vedic tradition (vāˑ·dik tr·diˑ·shn),

n.pr the religious, philosophic, and cosmologic system that has as its source the
Vedas and
Upanishads of India. The Vedic tradition is characterized by an emphasis on the preeminence of the subjective, in which an unmanifest field of consciousness is regarded as the fundamental reality of both the individual and the cosmos. Vedic meditation techniques are inspired by and seek the direct experience and awareness of this field.
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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?
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.
She also points out that the scientific tradition of Indian thought that the Hindu Nationalists refer to evolved from a rationalist, skeptical, and naturalist strand of Hindu philosophy to which Vedic tradition was opposed.
Fourth, Buddhist teachings are suspect because they have no basis in any Vedic tradition and can be explained as motivated by other, ignoble motivations.
As a steward of the Dhanur Vedic tradition of India, the Science of Strength encompassing 12,000 years, Kurian brings an ancient alchemy to the world at a time when physics overlaps biology.