◇ Vedas have the status of shruti - means that which has been heard.
◇ Word Veda comes from root word vid - meaning to know.
◇ Four vedas :-
• Rig veda - is a collection of 1028 hymns arranged in 10 books.
• Sama veda - consists of 1810 verses, mostly borrowed from Rig veda and arranged according to the need of Musical notations.
• Yajur veda - deals with the details of performance of rituals.
• Atharva veda - it contains hymns but also spells and charms which reflects aspects of popular beliefs and practices.
▪︎SOURCE CREDITS :-
A History of Ancient and Medieval India by Dr. Upinder singh Ma'am.📕