Atharvaveda, Atharva-Veda: 10 definitions

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Atharvaveda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Atharvaveda (अथर्ववेद):—(atharvan + veda) m. eine der vedischen Liedersammlungen, die vierte nach indischer Zählung. Dieselbe hat, so wie sie auf uns gekommen ist, nach sachlicher Eintheilung [20] Bücher (Kāṇḍa), deren letztes jedoch mit den vorangehenden nicht gleichartig und als ein Zusatz zu betrachten ist. [Muṇḍakopaniṣad 1, 1, 5.] [Mahābhārata 2, 450. 5, 548.] — Vgl. atharvan, atharvāṅgiras, brahmaveda .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Atharvaveda (अथर्ववेद):—m. die vierte der vedischen Liedersammlungen.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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