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Sacred Religious Texts

Image courtesy of Bryan Spykerman

Sacred Religious Texts and Commentaries.

Sacred religious texts usually include both scriptures that are regarded as having an inspired origin and later religious commentaries on those texts that are viewed as authoritative interpretations of those scriptures.

These young monks in the Tsurphu Monastery in Tibet are reciting prayers from sacred texts.

Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Sacred Religious Texts. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Anthropology/Anthropology_of_Religion/pict0004_jpg.htm. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License