Shamans Mystics And Doctors A Psychological Inquiry Into India And Its Healing Traditions By Kakar Sudhir Published By University Of Chicago Press Paperback -

hinduism enlightened spirituality org - hindu scriptures vedas the most important and oldest veda is the rg veda c 1500 1200 bce followed by the supplementary s ma veda and two yajur vedas and later the stranger more motley atharva veda each veda is traditionally divided into sections or stages known as samhit br hmana ranyaka and finally upanishad the last two containing what many find as the greatest wisdom