Sentence Examples

  • He is exclusively a post-Vedic god, though he has been identified by the Hindus with the Rudra of the Vedas, and numerous features of Siva's character and history are developed from those of Rudra.
  • His name does not occur in the Vedas, but in later Hinduism he is an important divinity.
  • The new faith at this period held to the Vedas as its basis.
  • The practice of cutting off the hair of the dead prevailed in India, though it does not appear in the Vedas (Monier-Williams, Religious Thought and Life in India, p. 281).
  • In 1816 he established a society, consisting only of Hindus, in which texts from the Vedas were recited and theistic hymns chanted.