Essentials of Vedic Literature is well-documented and vigorous work encompassing multi-furious gamut of various branches of literatures, which is a candid contributions of ancient Indian scholars of supra-natural wisdom.
At the outset, this work provides general features of the Vedas, the validity, the seers, devatas and chandas. Structuring the Vedic texts, this book reveals the nature of different schools of Vedic interpretation. So too, it deals in brief with some details regarding the commentators on the Rgveda. Further, describing the features of Rgveda gods, the present work brings out important historical and secular ideas contained in the Rgveda. Likewise, the values of other three Veda samhitas are highlighted. Moreover, an exposition of other branches of Vedic literature such as Brahmanas, Aranyakas and Upanishads are taken into account, along with the special features of six Vedangas. As the Dharmasastra literature is considered on par with Vedic text, some peculiarities of different Dharmasutra texts and of Smrti texts are brought to light here.