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 Samhitas of Yajurveda contains only hymns and no prose?                 

    A)  Katha                          

    B)  Maitrayaviya                

    C)  Taittriya           

    D)  Vajasaneyi       

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    The Samhita of Yajurveda that contains only hymns and no prose is Vajasaneyi. The youngest layer of Yajurveda text includes the largest collection of primary upanishads. Influential to various schools of Hindu philosophy. These include Isha, Taittriya, Maitri, Shvetashvatara, Brihadaranyak and Katlia upnishads.


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