Monday, January 17, 2011

Scriptures of Sanatana Dharma - Upavedas

There are five Upavedas
1. Arththasaastra
Unfolds statecraft. It can be called as the Hindu science of governing by Kings.
2. Dhanur Veda
Discusses military science. Discusses different kinds of weapons and war rules.
3. Gandharva Veda
The science which enlighten music and arts. Discusses different kinds of music, musical instruments and arts.
4. Ayurveda
Deals with medicine, health and longevity.
5. Saapadhyaveda ( Tachchu Saastra )
Deals with the architecture. Vasthu Saastra also comes under this.

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