Definitions for "Vedas"
Keywords:  yajur, atharva, sama, scripture, hindu
Among the most ancient, revered, and sacred of the world's scriptures, the four Vedas are regarded as divinely revealed, eternal wisdom. They are the Rig Veda, Atharva Veda, Sama Veda, and Yajur Veda.
The earliest of scriptures; the base of the Hindu religion.
Scriptural books of hymns, charms, and formulas used in Hindu worship; these constitue some of the oldest of the Hindu scriptures.