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Meaning of Word Veda – What is the Meaning of the Term Veda in Rig Veda?

The word Veda comes from the Sanskrit root word ‘vid’ meaning ‘to know’ and it implies divine knowledge. Thus the term Veda means divine knowledge. The Vedas were divinely revealed to the ancient Rishis. There are four Vedas – The Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda.

The four Vedas are the most sacred texts in Hinduism. All the other Hindu holy scriptures take inspiration from the teachings found in the Vedas.

Read Vedas Online in Hindi with meaning and commentary