A) Cosmic order or law prevailing in nature
B) Ethical and moral order
C) Both [a] and [b]
D) Amalgamation of 'All gods' into 'one
Correct Answer: C
Solution :Rita, implying truth or order (in Indian philosophy), denotes the cosmic order and led to the doctrines of dharma and karma, meaning duty and actions respectively. Rita, p believed during the Rigveda, was the physical order of the universe and the ethical and moral law of the world. It was due to Rita, as the people believed, that the sun and the moon pursued their daily journeys and the seasons followed their regular course. Rita was guarded by Varuna (the god-sovereign) and Mitra (the god of honour) and proper sacrifices to these gods ensured the continuance of Rita.
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