HOW THE UPANISHADS CAME TO BE MADE SUBORDINATE TO THE VEDAS?

RIDDLE NO. 9 HOW THE UPANISHADS CAME TO BE MADE SUBORDINATE TO THE VEDAS? n the preceding chapter it was shown that originally the Upanishads were not a part of the Vedas and that the two in the matter of doctrine were opposed to each other. It is instructive to compare the later relations between the … Continue reading HOW THE UPANISHADS CAME TO BE MADE SUBORDINATE TO THE VEDAS?

HOW THE UPANISHADS DECLARED WAR ON THE VEDAS?

RIDDLE NO. 8 HOW THE UPANISHADS DECLARED WAR ON THE VEDAS? What is the position of the Upanishads in relation to the Vedas? Are the two complimentary to each other or are they antagonistic? Of course, no Hindu would admit that the Vedas and Upanishads are repugnant to each other. On the contrary, it is the … Continue reading HOW THE UPANISHADS DECLARED WAR ON THE VEDAS?

THE TURN OF THE TIDE OR HOW DID THE BRAHMINS DECEARE THE VEDAS TO BE LOWER THAN THE LOWEST OF THEIR SHASTRAS?

RIDDLE NO. 7 THE TURN OF THE TIDE OR HOW DID THE BRAHMINS DECEARE THE VEDAS TO BE LOWER THAN THE LOWEST OF THEIR SHASTRAS? The religious literature of the Hindus includes (1) The Vedas, (2) The Brahmanas, (3) The Aranyakas, (4) Upanishads, (5) Sutras, (6) Itihas, (7) Smritis and (8) Puranas. As has been pointed out … Continue reading THE TURN OF THE TIDE OR HOW DID THE BRAHMINS DECEARE THE VEDAS TO BE LOWER THAN THE LOWEST OF THEIR SHASTRAS?