UPSC History The vedic period - Early vedic period, Later vedic period and sangam period Question Bank Vedic Period/Mahajanapadas/Nandas etc

  • question_answer Which of the following does not come under Shruti literature?

    A)  Brahmana                   

    B)  Vedanga          

    C)  Aranyaka         

    D)  Upanishad                   

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Vedanga does not come under Shruti literature. It comes from post-Vedic literature. The Vedanga (limbs of the Veda) are six auxiliary disciplines traditionally associated with the study and understanding of the Vedas. They are Shiksha, Kalpa, Akarana, Ninikta, Chandas and Jyotisha.

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