What is Vedas ? ?

The Vedas are a collection of religious texts  and hymns composed in India between about 1500 and 1000 BCE.

Vedas are divided into 4 groups

  • Rig-Veda “Knowledge of the Hymns of Praise”, for recitation.
  • Sama-Veda “Knowledge of the Melodies”, for chanting.
  • Yajur-Veda “Knowledge of the Sacrificial formulas”, for liturgy.
  • Atharva-Veda “Knowledge of the Magic formulas”, named after a kind of group of priests.

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