Ancient Vedic Literature and Human Rights: Resonances and Dissonances

@article{Kumar2020AncientVL,
  title={Ancient Vedic Literature and Human Rights: Resonances and Dissonances},
  author={Shailendra Kumar and Sanghamitra Choudhury},
  journal={Cogent Social Sciences},
  year={2020},
  volume={7}
}
Abstract The Vedic literature constitutes the fulcrum of Sanskrit literature and is repositories of some fundamental concepts of human rights. This manuscript endeavors to decode the tenets of human rights concealed in the Vedic texts. It further endeavors to view a connection between archaic Vedic literature and human rights and approaches the subject of human rights from the perspectives of Vedic texts. As an articulated concept, human rights have distinct western inception though the… 
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