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Sma rta religious tradition

Vishwambhar Sharan Pathak

Sma rta religious tradition

(being a study of the epigraphic data on the Sma rta religious traditionof Northern India c.600 A.D. to c.1200 A.D.).

by Vishwambhar Sharan Pathak

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Published by Kusumanjali Prakashan in Meerut .
Written in English

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Smārta religious tradition: Being a study of the epigraphic data on the Smārta religious tradition of northern India. The Smarta tradition contrasted with the older Shrauta tradition, which was based on elaborate rituals and rites.[1][2] There has been considerable overlap in the ideas and practices of the Smarta tradition with other significant historic movements within Hinduism, namely Shaivism, Vaishnavism, and Shaktism.[3][4][5].

The Smarta Tradition (also known as Smarta Sampradaya, and also spelled Smartha) is an orthodox [1] [2] Hindu "family tradition" or sect [2] composed of Brahmins, [1] [2] which follows term Smarta is used to denote a specific, Sma rta religious tradition book category of Brahmins, who specialize in the smriti, who hold the smriti as the most authoritative texts.

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There is a fourth mainstream Hindu community. For its emphasis on smriti, its followers are known as are traditional, very strict about rules and regulations, and emphasise the universality of Hinduism by distancing themselves from the exclusive worshippers of Vishnu, Shiva or Devi.

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