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6 Vedangas

Vedanga (IAST ved⦣7749;ga, member of the Veda) are six auxiliary disciplines for the understanding and tradition of the Vedas. Shiksha (?7779;⩠ phonetics and phonology (sandhi) Chandas (chandas) meter Vyakarana (vy⫡raṇa) grammar Nirukta (nirukta) etymology Jyotisha (jyotiṣa): astrology, dealing particularly with the auspicious days for performing sacrifices. Kalpa (kalpa) ritual
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