In which of the following texts are the Sabha and the Samiti mentioned as the two daughters’ of a Vedic deity?
- Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
- The Vedas are a collection of ancient Hindu scriptures that form the basis of Hinduism. They contain hymns, prayers, and rituals that are used in Hindu worship. The Vedas are considered to be the oldest sacred texts in Hinduism and are believed to be divinely revealed to the ancient sages.
- There are four main Vedas: the Rig Veda, the Sama Veda, the Yajur Veda, and the Atharva Veda.
- The Rig Veda is the oldest and most important of the Vedas, and it consists of hymns to the gods and goddesses.
- The Sama Veda contains melodies and musical notation for the Vedic hymns.
- The Yajur Veda contains instructions for performing the sacrifices and rituals.
- The Atharva Veda is a collection of magical spells and charms. The Vedas are written in Sanskrit and are considered to be a vital source of knowledge and wisdom in Hinduism.
- • The Sabha and the Samiti as the two daughters of a Vedic deity named ‘Prajapati’ are mentioned in Atharvaveda.
• During the Vedic period, there were mainly two types of tribal assemblies named Sabha and Samiti.
• The Sabha was a smaller assembly of important members of the tribe who advised and guided the rajan.
• The Samiti was a large assembly where any member of the tribe could give his/her opinion on important matters concerning the tribe.
Hence, we can conclude that the Sabha and the Samiti are mentioned as the two daughters’ of a Vedic deity in Atharvaveda.