The thirteenth sutta of the
Nikāya, preached to Vāsettha and
Bhāradvāja who visited the Buddha at
The Buddha points out the futility of
the belief that a mere knowledge of the Three Vedas leads to the attainment of
reunion with Brahmā.
Such union can, however, be attained
only by the practice of the four Brahma-vihāras. D.i.235-53.