Why are Vedas regarded as Apaurusheya (authorless/ not created by anyone)?

Is it a sin to consider that Veda was written by someone as propagated by Western scholars?

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    Related or Duplicate: hinduism.stackexchange.com/questions/17831/…
    – Rickross
    Dec 30 '18 at 9:25
  • Vedas were given to Rishis by isvara who did intense tapasya. Dec 30 '18 at 9:32
  • is it a sin to consider or belive that veda created by someone because in some of the question there were answer regarding assining of dates for vedic scriptures
    – Prasanna R
    Dec 30 '18 at 9:52
  • @Rickross i think its duplicate may be delete
    – Prasanna R
    Dec 30 '18 at 10:16
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    @prasanna, what is sin? Sin is that which is against Dharma, and Dharma is what is outlined by Hari the essence of which is in our scriptures. Ultimately Hari decides what is sin based on his own judgment. Scriptures are guiding principles but they are not hard rocks. The judge always considers the situations. This is my opinion. Dec 30 '18 at 10:25

As per Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, not just Vedas but all our scriptures are the breath of the supreme being.

Yajnavalkya Maharaja tells Maitreyi Devi,

As from a fire kindled with wet fuel various kinds of smoke issue forth, even so, my dear, the Rig—Veda, the Yajur—Veda, the Sama—Veda, the Atharvangirasa, history (itihasa), ancient transmissions (purana), the arts (vidya), the Upanishads, verses (slokas), aphorisms (sutras), elucidations (anuvyakhyanas) and explanations (vyakhyanas) are like the breath of this infinite Reality. From this Supreme Self are all these, indeed, breathed forth.

The logic is just like a breath of a person is coexistent with a person, the Vedas are coexistent with Ishvara and not created at any point.

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