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The founder of a ritual and scholastic tradition belonging to the Taittirīya branch of the Black Yajur Veda. The Baudhāyana Kalpasūtra takes his name, although it is not clear whether he is the author, or whether it simply belongs to the tradition named after him. The Kalpasūtra (which has many additions and interpolations) is composed of the Baudhāyana Śrautasūtra, the Baudhāyana Śulvasūtra, the Baudhāyana Gṛhyasūtra, and the Baudhāyana Dharmasūtra.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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