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4 Sciences

according to some there are four Vidyas or sciences , 1. {trayI} , the triple Veda 2. {AnvIkSikI} , logic and metaphysics 3. {daNDa-nIti} , the science of government 4. {vArttA} , practical arts , such as agriculture , commerce , medicine &c. and Manu vii , 43 adds a fifth , viz. {Atma-vidyA} , knowledge of soul or of spiritual truth
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