The Religious Authority of the Mahābhārata: Vyāsa and Brahmā in the Hindu Scriptural Tradition

@article{Sullivan1994TheRA,
  title={The Religious Authority of the Mahābhārata: Vyāsa and Brahmā in the Hindu Scriptural Tradition},
  author={Bruce M. Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Religion},
  year={1994},
  volume={62},
  pages={377-402}
}
  • B. Sullivan
  • Published 1 July 1994
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the American Academy of Religion
Dans la tradition religieuse hindoue l'auteur le plus important de textes sacres est Krsna Dvaipāyana Vyāsa. On lui attribue traditionnellement l'organisation du Veda en quatre textes, la composition de l'epopee du Mahābhārata, de nombreuses Purānas et d'autres oeuvres. Le present article tente de montrer comment la description de Vyāsa dans le Mahābhārata soutient sa pretention a etre le cinquieme Veda et de quelle maniere Vyāsa accroit ainsi le prestige et l'autorite religieuse de l'epopee 

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