[<< wikibooks] Indian Mythology/Scriptures/Veda/Rig-veda
It is first archaic scripture of the Aryans. It is 'Veda of praise' ; Rugveda contains the hymns praising the Gods. There are ten books known as Mandalas and 1028 Suktas. Every stanza of Rugveda is called as 'Rucha'.