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Scope note
Religion with ancient origins that revolves primarily around the ideologies, mythic visions, and rituals contained in the Vedas, a compilation of religious literature. Vedism is based on the religious ideas and expressions of the Indo-Europeans who gradually entered the valley of the Indus River in successive waves in the second millennium BCE.
Accepted term: 13-May-2024