The vedas are considered the oldest hindu texts scholars believe that they were written down some 2,500 years ago, though the tradition often dates them to the beginning of kali-yuga (circa 3000 bce. Smriti is a derivative secondary work and is considered less authoritative than sruti in hinduism, except in the mimamsa school of hindu philosophy    the authority of smriti accepted by orthodox schools, is derived from that of shruti , on which it is based.
Two types of scriptures shruti (heard) heard by the rishis direct from godthe vedas samhitas, brahmanas, arayakas, upanishads smriti (remembered)-itihasas (history or epics. The ramayana, written by a former robber (ratnakar/ valmiki) redeemed by the sage narada, is another didactic poem about dharma this time the hero is rama, the ideal son, the ideal husband (to sita) and the ideal prince (of aydohya. Shruti (as we have seen, literally 'that which is heard') is a class of sanskrit texts that are regarded as revelation smriti (literally 'recollection') is a class of texts that are based on memory, therefore traditions. Origin of vedas the vedas (inclusive of upanishads or vedanta) are the foremost reference scriptures of hinduism the 4 vedas (rig, yajur, sama & atharva vedas) are the original source of all knowledge and they are not attributed to any specific authors or messiahs.
There are two types of hindu (vedic) scriptures shruti (means which is heard) : 1 primary vedas (rig, yajur, sam and atharva) 2 upa vedas 3 upanishadas 4. The remembered word of god - smriti the following division is not so unified in comparison with how the division of the above section (shruti) is made ( shaktas, for example, do not consider devi bhagavatam to be an upapurana.
Hindu scriptures arnulfo perez there are two historic classifications of hindu texts: shruti and smriti the śruti refers to the most authoritative, ancient religious canon of hinduism. Smriti literature elaborates, interprets, and codifies vedic thought but, being derivative, is considered less authoritative than the vedic shruti most modern hindus, however, have a greater familiarity with smriti scriptures. Hindu scripture is traditionally divided into two basic types , shruti and smriti shruti (that which is heard) consists of the four vedas (known collectively as the veda, made up of the rig veda, yajur veda, sama veda, and atharva veda, plus the series of texts appended to each of the vedas, called. An analysis of the classification of hindu scriptures based on the origine of the scripture classifications of hindu scriptures: shruti, smriti and nyaya 302.
The most important books in the shruti and smriti are listed below they are here grouped into ten categories to aid memorisation they are here grouped into ten categories to aid memorisation the main texts within both shruti and smriti are explored in this section. What is the basis for the classification of scripture as shruti, smriti and nyaya hindu scriptures hinduacademy 197,167 views 30:30 what is the difference between śruti and smriti . So among the shruti there is the upanishads that are to be commented upon, among the smriti there is the bhagavad gita that is to be commented upon, and among nyaya there is the vedanta sutras that is to be commented upon.
Smriti is a derivative secondary work and is considered less authoritative than sruti in hinduism, except in mimamsa school of hindu philosophy   the smrti literature is a corpus of diverse varied texts [2. Hindu scriptures are broadly classified into shruti (meaning heard), smriti (meaning remembered) and nyaya (meaning logic) based on is origin not on the mode on transmission. Smriti literally that which is remembered, refers to a body of hindu texts usually attributed to an author, traditionally written down but constantly revised, in contrast to śrutis (the vedic literature) considered authorless, that were transmitted verbally across the generations and fixed.
Smriti also denotes non-shruti texts and is generally seen as secondary in authority to shruti tantra shastra the word tantra also applies to any of the scriptures (called tantras) commonly identified with the worship of shakti. A summary of classifications of hindu scriptures: shruti, smriti and nyaya pages 1 words 302 hindu scriptures, shruti, smriti, nyaya.
Hindu scriptures are classified into: shruti (meaning heard), smriti (meaning remembered), and nyaya (meaning logic) these classifications are based on the origin of the scripture. The bhagavad gita is essentially shruti the definition of shruti is the direct word of god since god krishna has himself spoken the bhagavad gita, from that point of view it is shruti however, fromthe point of view of technical classification the bhagavad gita falls in the mahabharata and. Sacred stories of hinduism the sruti texts the vedas is the hindu | slideplayercom 2 the sruti texts the vedas is the hindu bible the essence of hinduism - the worship of one supreme being (brahman), the source of all life in the universe, and the soul of man (atman) - is all contained in the vedas.