How many mantras are there in Rigveda? The last few months have seen a significant upsurge in interest nikah ka tarika in urdu pdf Vedas in the cyberspace.
Thus, Vedas seem to offer what the world needs today. A greater awe is derived from the fact that the very first texts of the mankind which elaborate on the very lessons whose surface is barely been scratched by so-called modern subjects like human-rights, gender-rights and democracy has been so immaculately preserved and protected that not only each alphabet but even its pitch remains unchanged since its inception. Supreme, or those whose blood boils at very mention of life being anything beyond a chemical reaction. Moon being split into two by a human finger some 1400 years ago’.
One old time allegation that has emerged again after a long gap is that different versions of Rigveda have different number of mantras. Earlier, the allegation was propounded by atheists or evangelists. Allah does not punish anyone merely because he or she does not believe in Him or even His book. EVEN IF that goes against the dictates of that book itself in short run. In this article, we shall analyze this allegation of different versions of Rigveda having different number of mantras and show that it does not hold any water. However we would also like to add that even if one is able to prove that there are minor aberrations in so-called different versions of Vedas, that does not make Vedic Dharma less relevant.
Having said that we would like to state that our Rishis were genius enough to devise ways to protect the wisdom of Vedas in most perfect manner. And thus, in reality there is only one version of Rigveda that exists. There may be printing or proof-reading errors in some of the published versions. But there is complete unanimity on more than 10,000 mantras of Rigveda being the same ones since ages. This is true that different scholars have enumerated different number of mantras in Rigveda.