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aparA and parA vidyA

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Vedas and VedANgas are aparA vidyA.
PrasthAna traya (UpaniSads, BhagavadgItA and VedAntasUtra) are parA vidyA.

dve vidye veditavya iti, ha sma yad brahma-vido vadanti—parA caivAparA ca. tatrAparA Rg-vedo yajur-vedaH sAma-vedo ‘tharva-vedaH ZikSA kalpo vyAkaraNaM niruktaM chando jyotiSam iti.
atha parA yayA tad akSaram adhigamyate.

"There are two kinds of educational systems. One deals with transcendental knowledge [parA vidyA] and the other with material knowledge [aparA vidyA]. All the Vedas — the Rg Veda, Yajur Veda, SAma Veda and Atharva Veda, along with their corollaries, known as ZikSA, kalpa, vyAkaraNa, nirukta, chanda and jyotiSa — belong to the inferior system of material knowledge [aparA vidyA]. By parA vidyA one can understand the akSara — Brahman or the Absolute Truth." (MuNDaka UpaniSad 1.1.4–5)