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Atharva Veda Syllabification: A·thar·va Ve·da
Pronunciation: /əˈtärvə ˈvādə/ /ˈvēdə/

Definition of Atharva Veda in English:

A collection of hymns and ritual utterances, written in early Sanskrit and added at a later stage to the existing Vedic material.


From Sanskrit Atharvan (the name of Brahma's eldest son, said to be the author of the collection) + vēda '(sacred) knowledge'.

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