The great Sanatam Dharma is also known as the Vaidika Dharma because it is based on the Vedas. The scared text of Vedas is considered to be the the earliest literary record of Indo-Aryan civilization.
The Vedas are believed to have been composed in Vedic Sanskrit, constituting the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism. The Vedas are on a higher pedestal—meaning, the Hindus consider it to be apauruṣeya, which stands for superhuman.
In Mahabharata, it is mentioned that the Vedas were created by lord Brahma. Coming to the present times, it is perhaps quite important for us to read our basic ancient scriptures well, as it will not only help us gain knowledge about the past but also how to lead the future.
Just like the knowledge about 'Bhagavad Gita' and 'Mahabharata' are essential for us, we must also dwell sometime to think upon getting hold of the ancient Vedas, which are scared to Hinduism.
The Vedas can be categorised into four parts—The Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and the Atharvaveda.
In order to understand the way we function in our lives, a deeper insight into the Vedas can help us attain wisdom. The Vedas, it is believed puts across the God's vision into human understanding.