History One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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History One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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Maximum questions come from History portion in different competitive exams.

Here are some important History one-liners for students competing for various exams

Watch some of the important History Bits below.


1-The word Upanishad is a combination of the two Sanskrit word, i.e. upa and nishad which means to sit down near someone (in this context, the Guru)


2-Jesh, Kath, Ken, Mandukya, Brihadaranyka, Mundaka, Chhandogya, Taittiriya, Aitareya, and Kaushitiki are some important Upanishads out of 108 Upanishads in total.


3-Several learned saints have composed the Upanishads in between 800 and 500 B.C


4- ‘Satyameva Jayate’ word has been taken from the Mundaka Upanishad.


5-Shiksha, Kalpa, Vyakarana, Nirukta, Chhanda, and Jyotisha are the six vedangas that were composed in the later Vedic period.


6-Shiksha mentions about the appropriate pronunciation of the Mantras.


7-Kalpa relates to rituals, duties, and sanskara


8-Vyakarana speaks about grammar and the science of language


9-Nirukta deals with etymology


10-Chhanda mentions about rhyming scheme


11-Jyotish deals with astronomy.


12-Jyotish Vedanga is a famous book in which as many as 400 slokas found a place.


13-Sutra Literature has three parts namely Srauta, Grihya, and Dharma.


14- The subjects of rituals and various types of yajnas ceremonies come under Srauta.


15-Griha Sutra deals with the four Ashramas, i.e. Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha and Sannyasa of human life.


16-Dharmasutra deals with the social life of the Vedic era.


17- There is also a mention of Kaushiki sutra (Medical science and remedies) and Sulva sutra.


18-Smriti means remembrance and these are treatises of the Vedas.


19-There are six famous smiritis.


20- Smiritis are Manu Smriti of a pre-Gupta period, Yajnvalkya Smriti of Pre-Gupta period, Parashara Smriti of Gupta period, Narad Smriti of Gupta period, Katyayana Smriti of Gupta period, Brihaspati Smriti of Gupta period.


21-There are 18 ‘Puranas’. Matsya Purana is the oldest Puran.


 

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