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The Vedas are a large body of texts originating in the ancient Indian subcontinent . Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit ...

Sacred-Texts: Hinduism - Sacred Text Archive


The full text of all four Vedas in English, as well as the text of the Rig Veda in Sanskrit, and many other Vedic scriptures which are the basis of Hinduism and ...

Hinduism - The Vedas - Hinduwebsite.com


About the Vedas, translations, Vedic literature, Vedic beliefs and practices, rituals and sacrifices, Vedic gods and goddesses, vedic tradition, history and ...

Vedas, Upanishads - Crystalinks


Vedas. The Vedas are perhaps the oldest written text on our planet today. They date back to the beginning of Indian civilization and are the earliest literary ...

Mar 25, 2013 ... This is a comprehensive collection of the spiritual texts recited in Sanskrit with translations in English & Hindi.

What are the Vedas? | Krishna.com


The Vedic scriptures are the spiritual literature of the ancient Indian culture, written in the Sanskrit language. They are comprised of a huge collection of books ...

Heart of Hinduism: Shruti: The Four Vedas


The Vedas are considered the oldest Hindu texts. Scholars believe that they were written down some 2,500 years ago, though the tradition often dates them to ...

Veda | Define Veda at Dictionary.com


Veda definition, Sometimes, Vedas. the entire body of Hindu sacred writings, chief among which are four books, the Rig-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the ...

Vedas and Upanishads by Sanderson Beck


Describes the sections of the Vedas along with the social impact of this important scripture.

Veda | Hinduism | Britannica.com


Mar 5, 2015 ... Veda, ( Sanskrit: “Knowledge”) a collection of poems or hymns composed in archaic Sanskrit by Indo-European-speaking peoples who lived in ...

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The Vedas - Ancient History Encyclopedia


The Vedas are a collection of hymns and other religious texts composed in India between about 1500 and 1000 BCE. It includes elements such as liturgical...

The Vedas: An Introduction (Origin, Author, Structure)


The Vedas are the most comprehensive and universal of all ancient scriptures. They have guided our religious direction for ages and will continue to do so for ...

Vedas - ReligionFacts


Mar 17, 2015 ... The most sacred scriptures of Hinduism are the Vedas ("Books of Knowledge"), a collection of texts written in Sanskrit from about 1200 BCE to ...