Download PDF File A Short Introduction of Vedic Culture / Hinduism. This is a short description of the basics of Vedic culture and its philosophy.
Vedic Culture / Hinduism: A Short Introduction
Written and assembled from sources by Stephen Knapp This is a short description of the basics of Vedic culture and its philosophy. Many people do not know quite what it is, and it is often described incorrectly by many who are not a part of it. However, it is not as mysterious or complex as it is often portrayed to be. So here in the next few pages you can get a quick review and understanding of what it is. First of all, to describe it in brief, we can begin by saying that: 1. The Vedic Tradition or Hinduism is more than a religion, but a way of life, a complete philosophy. 2. It is based on Universal Spiritual Truths which can be applied to anyone at anytime. 3. It is called Sanatana-Dharma, the eternal nature of the soul. 4. It recognizes that there is one Supreme Being with no beginning or end, the all in all, the unlimited Absolute Truth, which can expand into many forms. 5. That Supreme Being is found in the spiritual realm but also lives in the heart of all living beings. 6. The Vedic tradition recognizes that the individual soul is eternal, beyond the limitations of the body, and that one soul is no different than another. 7.