Impact of Vedic Culture on Society

by Kaushik Acharya | 2020 | 120,081 words

Summary: This essay studies the Impact of Vedic Culture on Society as Reflected in Select Sanskrit Inscriptions found in Northern India (4th Century CE to 12th Century CE). The second chapter discusses the Indian tradition of Dana. The third chapter studies the migration of Vedic Brahmanas. The fourth chapter deals with the socio-cultural scenario of northern India. The fifth chapter contains a comparative study of the systems of administration prevalent in the Vedic period.

This dissertation also documents the migrations, rituals and other religious activities of Vedic Brahmanas, showing the impact of their culture and traditions. It also shows how the kings of northern India sometimes granted huge area of lands donated to those well-versed in the four Vedas for the purpose of austerities and Vedic education.

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