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Essay heading: A Journey through Indian Thinking and the Road to Salvation
 
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Vedic Hinduism was the popular form for about twenty-five hundred years and its dominance can be broken into two eras: the early Vedic period from three thousand BCE to fifteen hundred BCE and the late Vedic period from fifteen hundred BCE till five hundred BCE. The Vedas can be thought of as the foundation of Hinduism upon which everything else is built...
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The Vedas can be thought of as the foundation of Hinduism upon which everything else is built. From the early Vedic period comes the Rig Veda and the Yajur Veda. From the late Vedic period come the Sama and Atharva Veda. The Vedas are know as sruti literature and said to have been obtained by direct revelation...
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