Vedic science


Vedic science

Vedic science may refer to a number of disciplines, ancient and modern, Hindu, occultist or New Age, proto-scientific, found in or based on the Vedas.

;Vedic period
*Vedanga, the six ancient disciplines subservient to the understanding and tradition of the Vedas
#Shiksha ("IAST|śikṣā"): phonetics and phonology (sandhi)
#Chandas ("IAST|chandas"): meter
#Vyakarana ("IAST|vyākaraṇa"): grammar
#Nirukta ("IAST|nirukta"): etymology
#Jyotisha ("IAST|jyotiṣa"): astrology (Hindu astronomy)
#Kalpa ("IAST|kalpa"): ritual

;Traditional
*Historical Indian mathematics
*Traditional Hindu units of measurement
*Ayurveda, traditional Hindu medicine
*Dhanurveda, traditional Hindu martial arts

;Modern
*Maharishi Vedic Science of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
*Vedic mathematics developed by Shri Bharati Krishna Tirthaji (not to be confused with historical Indian mathematics)

ee also

*Hindu cosmology
*Science and technology in ancient India


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