Are The Vedas Obscene

That the Deavatas and the Timurthis, Brahma, Vishnu ans Rudra are prone to emotions and they pay for their actions. Especially the Deavatas like Indra , Varuna, Agni, Vayu and others are only a slightly more evolved Beings than Man:they undergo the trails and tribulations as we Humans go through because of our desires. 3.Some of the passages quoted in the article are allegorical and they do not promote obscenity. 4.To understand the Vedas , one must know that Vedas, at the Highest level do not subscribe to the concept of Sin at all. It says that the so-called Sins are the result of Human Nature nd warns people to stay away if they want to develop spiritually. Sanctions are imposed by the Smritis and not by the Sruthi(Vedas) Later The Ithihasas, Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Puranas express this idea from real life and expose the perils of such desires.

Exchange Wives, Rig Veda

And there might be people who may not be virtuous as well in , though the majority are virtuous. This is applicable to any society of any time frame. One has to bear in mind this fact when one talks about the Vedic India and its people. Ravana existed when Lord Rama lived. Duryodhana lived along side Yudhistra. So when one reads the Vedas, these facts are to be borne in mind. The Vedic society consisted of virtuous men and women;it also had people of lowly character. Then we have social issues like Drinking, prostitution, gambling and sexual profligacy.