Vedanga & their meanings - Art & Culture

Q.  Correctly match the following Vedanga with their meanings.

1) Chhanda ----------- Phonetics
2) Shiksha ------------- Ritual
3) Kalpa ---------------- Metrics

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 1 and 2
c. 1, 2 and 3
d. None of the above

ANSWER: None of the above
 
In order to understand Vedic texts, it was important to learn Vedanga or limbs of Veda. These comprised of phonetics (shiksha), ritual (kalpa), grammar (vyakarana), etymology (nirukta), metrics (chhanda) and astronomy (jyotisha).

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