Vedas, The Vedas

Vedas, The Vedas

Vedas is Sanskrit meaning Knowledge, The Vedas are a large body of texts originating in Ancient India composed in Vedic Sanskrit. The Vedic texts or śruti are organized around four canonical collections of metrical material known as Saṃhitās, of which the first three are related to the performance of yajna (sacrifice) in historical Vedic religion: The Rigveda, containing hymns to be recited by the hotṛ;The Yajurveda, containing formulas to be recited by the adhvaryu or officiating priest;The Samaveda, containing formulas to be sung by the udgātṛ.The fourth is the Atharvaveda, a collection of spells and incantations, apotropaic charms and speculative hymns

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We should always try to follow that virtuous path, which is free from obstacles and hurdles because this is necessary for the successful accomplishment of the work. This also leads to progress and prosperity. - Yajur Veda

We should not refrain from hard work. - Rig Veda

Wealth comes naturally to a person, who is endowed with both these qualities. - Atharva Veda

When pleased, gift wealth to the worthy ones, who performs good deeds. - Rig Veda

Wicked competitors means anything that acts as a hindrance in the path of man's material and spiritual growth. - Sama Veda

You are like the rocks on the seashore that unflinchingly face the beating of the waves. The rock does not move; the wave will not stop. This predicament should end. Awake and avail yourselves of this unique chance. - Atharva Veda

You now become easy victims of lust, anger, malice, envy and the rest of that evil brood; the atmosphere of the heart is polluted by the ego-fumes. - Atharva Veda

We should aspire to become enthusiastic and noble. - Atharva Veda

We should speak only after our thoughts have been purified and our mind and heart have become pure. - Yajur Veda

Wealth, treasures, and household are all just ruins; the Lord's Feet are the only treasure. Nanak is a beggar standing at Your Door, God; he begs for Your charity. - Atharva Veda

When selfishness is gone, then one becomes the Lord Himself; seek the Sanctuary of the treasure of mercy. - Atharva Veda

With seven wheels does this Time ride, seven naves has he, immortality is his axle. He carries hither all these beings (worlds). Time, the first god, now hastens onward. - Atharva Veda

You are my Advisor; You are always with me. You preserve, protect and care for me. - Atharva Veda

You people are unconscious; you should be afraid of sin. - Atharva Veda

We should avoid speaking unpleasant things which our heart and mind do not approve of. This means to say that one should speak twice before speaking. - Yajur Veda

We should strictly keep away from such people otherwise it will prove detrimental for our own spiritual growth. - Atharva Veda

Wear this attire for your own welfare. Thou are the protector of humans from destruction. May you live like this for one hundred years 'weaving' the clothes of 'Wealth' and 'Nourishment'. - Atharva Veda

When something is thought of it can then be desired. - Rig Veda

With the drum and the skin of the antelope all the gods, that sway the battle, have scared away the enemies. - Atharva Veda

You are strong. You are the provider of joy. Go to the sages and their sons. Live at the place of virtuous souls to become well-cultured . - Atharva Veda

You shall be redeemed, and through you, the whole world shall be saved, if you chant the Name of the One and Only Lord. Practice this yourself, and teach others; instill the Lord's Name in your heart. That person, who has this treasure upon his forehead - that person meditates on God. - Atharva Veda

We should avoid this at all cost so that our life becomes full of happiness and joy. - Sama Veda

We should take inspiration from learned-people and sages and put them into practice. - Yajur Veda

Well, everyone will come to that conclusion sooner or later; for there is a limit to the capacity of man to control events. You may call it Destiny. Another may call it Providence; and a third, God. Names do not matter. It is the humility that matters; the wonder and the sense of awe that matters. - Atharva Veda

When the family is ruined, the timeless laws of family duty perish; and when duty is lost, Chaos overwhelms the family. - Bhagavad-gita

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Vedas is Sanskrit meaning Knowledge, The Vedas are a large body of texts originating in Ancient India composed in Vedic Sanskrit. The Vedic texts or śruti are organized around four canonical collections of metrical material known as Saṃhitās, of which the first three are related to the performance of yajna (sacrifice) in historical Vedic religion: The Rigveda, containing hymns to be recited by the hotṛ;The Yajurveda, containing formulas to be recited by the adhvaryu or officiating priest;The Samaveda, containing formulas to be sung by the udgātṛ.The fourth is the Atharvaveda, a collection of spells and incantations, apotropaic charms and speculative hymns