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Hindus/Who wrote Vedas?


The Veds came in to being when the Univers was created. Who were they written by? How did Hindus come in to their knowledge?

Dear Krupa,

Vedas are not authored by any human being. Just as God gave Quran through Prophet Mohammad, Vedas are given to human beings by God. The whole universe is created from sound. Along with this creation, the user manual on how to use this world for living is also created by God in the form of sound waves and it is still available to us. In ancient times the sages of Himalayas listened to these sound waves and passed them on to the next generation as Vedas. Vedas are meant for the whole human race. Originally Vedas were in the form of discrete Mantras. Veda Vyasa complied these mantras into four vedas.(Pl see and for more info)

The term Hundus comes from the word Sindus which mean people who are living this side of the river Sindu. So the word Hindu do not refer to any particular religion at the time of Vedas.

So the short answer to your question is: Vedas are created by Gods and it is meant for everyone.

Thanks for asking this question. If you need more clarifications please do not hesitate to ask.
Best wishes,
Raja Subramaniyan  


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