In the Hindu Epic Mahabharata, the creation of Vedas is credited to Brahma. The Vedic hymns themselves assert that they were skillfully created by Rishis (sages), after inspired creativity, just as a carpenter builds a chariot.
When was Hindu Vedas written?
The Vedas, meaning “knowledge,” are the oldest texts of Hinduism. They are derived from the ancient Indo-Aryan culture of the Indian Subcontinent and began as an oral tradition that was passed down through generations before finally being written in Vedic Sanskrit between 1500 and 500 BCE (Before Common Era).
Who revealed the Vedas?
After the creation of this universe God revealed the four Vedas Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva to four Rishis (sages) Agni, Vayu, Aditya and Angiras respectively. That four Vedas are the creation of God is supported by the hymn in Rig Veda X48.
Are the Vedas older than the Bible?
The Vedas are older than the New Testament, but only parts of the Old Testament.
What are the 3 Vedas?
Those three Vedas—Rig, Yajur, and Sama—were known as the trayi-vidya (“threefold knowledge”).
Which is the oldest religion in the world?
The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म, lit.
Is Shiva mentioned in the Vedas?
Shiva is not mentioned in Vedas.
Who is the god of fire according to Rigveda?
Agni is the ‘God of fire’ according to Rigveda.
Which Veda should I read first?
The first Veda is the Rigveda, which was composed about 3500 years ago. The Rigveda includes more than a 1000 hymns, called sukta. Hence, the correct answer is option A.