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The study of the Veda, considered to be a daily duty for all orthodox brahmins. Usually translated as ‘study’, or ‘self-study’, it refers to the recitation or repetition of Vedic mantras, either sotto voce or aloud. For some it comes to be regarded as equivalent in power and effect to performing sacrificial ritual.

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