Dr David Frawley, or Pandit Vamadeva Shastri, is a Western-born Vedacharya, who teaches an integral approach to Yoga, Vedanta, Ayurveda and Vedic studies. He is the author of 50 books published in 20 languages, and is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan from the Government of India. He is the director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies.
Durga Devi is first honoured in the famous Vedic Durga Sukta, composed of Vedic verses to Agni going back to the most ancient Rigveda.
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The Upanishads are unique among the scriptures of the world in that they are not based upon any declarations of faith, glorification of a deity, or any type of creed or dogma.
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The Mahabharata is the most important book for India as a nation as well for Hindu Dharma, and has been so for many centuries.
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The Rigveda is the oldest of India's ancient Vedic texts, extending back by traditional estimates to 3000 BCE or earlier.
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Most people today practice Yoga, particularly asana and pranayama, for health benefits, extending to meditation for its ability to improve our psychological wellbeing.
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