This book was translated to English from the original discourses in Tamil by Sri NSS Rajan.
The distinguishing feature of the book is that of the 14 “Vidyas”, the Parmacharya deal more elaborately with the six Vedangas and the four Upangas than the four Vedas themselves.
There are few books which give succinctly and in such depth all about Vedangas – Siksha, Vyaakarana, Chhandas, Niruktam, Jyotisha and Kalpa.
There are many parts to the Vedas:
- Vedas consisting of Rig, Sama and Yajur Vedas. The Atharva Veda is a later addition.
- The Upanishads
- The Brahma Sutra
- Vedanga consisting of:
- Upaangas consisting of:
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