- Jun 2014
- New Delhi, India
The Vedas were composed around the Indus river between Pakistan and northern India. They weren't composed before even if the Vedic gods preceded the composition of the Vedas, so yes, the Vedas are Indian. The Avesta was composed later than the Vedas and is clearly strongly indebted to it and for that reason as well, the Avesta can be considered Indian, or if that offends you, at the very least influenced by Indian culture. It's therefore still the spreading of Indian culture to the west.