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Atharva-Veda

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Atharva-Veda a collection of mantras and formulas
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Usage

In literature:

Neither Yoga-Veda shall teach me any more, nor Atharva-Veda, nor the ascetics, nor any kind of teachings.
"Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse
The second source is the Atharva-Veda with the Brahmanas.
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
The Atharva-Veda is later.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
Puranas know of the fourfold Veda and place the Atharva Veda on a level with the other three.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
These are the Rig-Veda, the Yajur-Veda (white and black), the Sama-Veda, and the Atharva-Veda, or Ayur-Veda.
"On the Antiquity of the Chemical Art" by James Mactear
That the meaning of silamavati was forgotten at an early time we see by the Atharva-Veda III.
"India: What can it teach us?" by F. Max Müller
Hymns of the Atharva-Veda.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
In the Atharva-Veda Kama does not mean sexual desire, but rather the yearning after the good of all created things.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
In Manu the sentence of the Atharvan is mentioned once only (11, 33); hence the Atharva-veda seems to be later than Manu's law.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
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