|Number of Verses
|Oldest and most important Veda, consisting of hymns to various deities.
|Shukla Yajurveda Maddhyandunuya
|Focuses on ritual sacrifice and contains formulas for recitation during ceremonies.
|Consists mainly of hymns from the Rigveda set to music for use in ceremonies.
|Contains hymns, spells, and incantations for use in daily life and various rituals.