Author: Satyakam VidyalankarTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Satyakam VidyalankarPublisher: DAV Publication DivisionYear: 2004Language: English - SanskritPages: 112ISBN/UPC (if available):
The Vedas have been acclaimed as the foremost book of knowledge in the library of mankind. They have remained a guidebook of humanity since the inception of creation.The teachings of the Vedas are secular. The fundamental principles of the Vedas have been accepted by all as cosmopolitan in nature. They are equally applicable to all lands and peoples of all times-past, present and future. They contain the quintessence of universal truism.The Vedas proclaim fundamental truths of all subjects-science, philosophy, ethics, theology-in short all that man endeavours to know.The four Vedas comprise more than 20,000 hymns. This book has selected hymns from all the Vedas. They present selected inspirational readings for the people of today, irrespective of their faith or nationality.