Vedic Learning In The 21st Century

22 jun 2023

The ancient Vedas of India form a 5,000 years old tradition that has been guided by illuminated seers living in harmony with nature


Vedic teachings are comprised of arcane mantras, rituals, spells, and treatises of philosophy. Today, we find Vedic systems of knowledge throughout the world in teachings like Yoga, Vedanta, Ayurveda, Jyotish and Vaastu, along with numerous books, courses, and teachers educated on the subject. The Vedas are a tradition as vast as it is deep. It is a wealth of transformative knowledge born of insight into the workings of the world. Achieving an understanding of the Vedas is only possible through intense meditation and the attainment of a higher consciousness.

  1. Introduction

    An old, esoteric body of religious texts, the Vedas have comprised much of Hindu teachings. Written in Vedic Sanskrit, it ranks among the oldest texts in history. Despite its age, however, the knowledge concealed within the Vedas hold weight even today, in a post-modernist world rapidly shifting to a new era.

  2. The Vedas are four, in number. They are the Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda, and Atharvaveda. Each one of them is of great importance to tradition and culture. The Rigveda is the oldest, and shares hymns about mythology. The Yajurveda provides instructions on rituals, while the Samaveda possesses musical psalms about the same. The Atharvaveda, on the other hand, is a text consisting of magical spells that allow one to fight enemies and dark sorcerers. It also has spells on curing sickness.