short note on rig veda

  Ans: The Rigveda is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The Rigveda contains several mythological and poetical accounts of the origin of the world, hymns praising the gods, and ancient prayers for life, prosperity, etc.

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 FROM BOOK-The Rigveda is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The Rigveda contains several mythological and poetical accounts of the origin of the world, hymns praising the gods, and ancient prayers for life, prosperity, etc.

FROM ME- RIG VED IS OLDEST HYMN BOOKS  IT INCLUDE ALL THE OTHER THREE VEDAS LIKE ATHURVAEDA , ASHVVEDA  AND SAMVEDA

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  • the oldest veda was rigveda . 
  • this ved was recited and heard rather than read
  • it was written down several centuries after it was first  composed and printed less than 200 years ago

 

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short esay on rigveda

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short notes on rigveda

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Rigveda Is one of the oldest veda composed about 3500 years ago
it was written by sages or rishis
the hymns in the rigveda were known as sukta or well said
the priests taught their students to recite each syllable word and sentence of the rigveda
​the 3 gods praised in the rigveda were
indra the warrior god
agni the god of fire
soma a plant rom which a special drink was prepared

 
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Rig Veda mainly contains various hymns for praying to Vedic Gods such as Agni (Fire God), Indra (The lord of Heavens), Mitra, Varuna (Water God), Surya (Sun God) etc. These hymns are called Riks. Hence the Veda is called Rik-Veda or RigVeda. ... The Rigveda has 1,028 hymns and 10,600 verses.
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