Definition of Atharva Veda in English:

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Atharva Veda

Pronunciation: /əˌtəːvə ˈveɪdə/
Pronunciation: /ˈviːdə/
A collection of hymns and ritual utterances in early Sanskrit, added at a later stage to the existing Veda material.


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

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