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Who wrote Vedas and when? [duplicate]

Who wrote Vedas and when? I try to find the answer of my question and found thousands of answer but without any proof. I explore further and found, vedas are Shrutis(what is heard) [suni sunai baat] ...
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Where can I find the authentic and complete Vedas online? [Hindi + English] [duplicate]

There are various sources of Vedas available online but I'd like to know what is the most authentic source of Vedas, which haven't been manipulated and are complete to the best of our knowledge. Also,...
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How many types of Vedas there ? And these are related to? [duplicate]

Every Vedas have separate knowledge. Please define
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Are all Vedas and Puranas written by humans only? [duplicate]

I don't know about writers of all puranas or vedas but when ever I hear about a writer of any purana or veda then it's always a human. Are only humans allowed to write puranas and vedas? Is this a ...
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Is there a relation between origin of Hinduism and Veda? [duplicate]

Is there a relation between origin of Hinduism and Veda? "Veda" is considered as the oldest religious book and Hinduism is the oldest religion. Did they both originate simultaneously?
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Why there are so many contradictions about the origin of vedas? [duplicate]

As per Dr Ambedkar, atleast 11 contradicting explanations are available on the origin of vedas which he detailed in his book "Riddles in Hinduism". These are his findings. (1) as originating from the ...
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Where can I find the Vedas to read? [duplicate]

I was searching over the Internet for a long time to find and read the Vedas but it didn't help. Few persons have mentioned that the Vedas will not be in a readable format. Is there any source where I ...
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What is Vedic Dharma? and what is the origin of Vedas? [duplicate]

What is Dharma according to the sruti literature? How was Vedas composed? who is the first rishi? and how was it compiled? there seems to be 300 rishis who wrote mantras..how were they collected over ...
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History of the Vedas [duplicate]

Could someone shed some light on the earliest we know when the Vedas were taught? Also at what point in time they were written down? I'm aware they came from Brahman itself and were memorized and ...
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What's the story of four vedas? [duplicate]

Like, Who wrote the vedas? Why four vedas not only one? Whats the need of vedas? How these vedas are useful in this generation?
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What are the Hindu scriptures which every Hindu should abide by?

In Christianity, one has the holy Bible and in Islam one has the holy Quran. Which scriptures should a Hindu always follow? Which scripture can a Hindu look up for references?
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Is the Anukramani index of sages and deities of the Rig Veda available online?

As I discuss in this answer, how the Vedas originated is that from time immemorial, sages known as Dhristas have heard mantras (sacred verses) directly from the gods during a state of Tapasya (deep ...
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How to read Hindu Scriptures

Ok, I understand there are lot of Hindu scriptures. How to read them? I wish to read them for meditation to gain wisdom/knowledge raise positive vibrational energy but most importantly break out ...
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Why are brahmins represented by names of Vedas?

Why are brahmins represented by names of Vedas? For example, a person x is a brahmin of some y class (Kanyakubja/ Kokanstha/Deshastha etc.) Then person x will be introduced or called as x person is a ...
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What are the Agama scriptures? Are they related to Shruti/Vedas?

I know that Hindu scriptures classified as Shruti and Smriti but don't know much about Aagama. I would like to know about Agama Scripture: What are the Agama Scriptures? Are they related to Vedas? ...

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