Early Rig Vedic hymns were composed between 6,000-1500 BCE.
Like indestructible gems they have come down during many thousands of years in spotless perfection.
They codified the laws of sanitation, town-planning, architecture, sculpture and enunciated the principles of music, dancing, and the art of love.Sruti include the Vedas (Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva) and the Bhagavad Gita. Each of the four Vedas consists of four parts: Samhitas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, and Upanishads.means "that which is remembered." Smriti scriptures are derived from the Vedas and are considered to be of human origin and not of divine origin.The Vedas are considered to be eternal, because they are not merely superb poetic composition but represent the divine truth itself as perceived through the elevated consciousness of great seers.in Sanskrit means "that which is heard." Thus the Vedas are the eternal truths that the Vedic seers, called rishis, are said to have heard during their deep meditations.