The Vedic civilization, according to the ancient scriptures, was at a much higher level of development than our modern society. In Sanskrit “veda” means knowledge. So what kind of knowledge are we talking about? From the standpoint of current evolutionary theory, the human race is supposed to be at the top of the society development. However, according to the Vedic
The education system which was evolved first in ancient India is known as the Vedic system of education. In other words, the ancient systems of education were based on the Vedas and therefore it was given the name of Vedic Educational System. Ancient education emerged from the Vedas. They are supposed to be the source of Indian philosophy of life. Vedas means ‘to know’.