[ yuhj-oo r-vey-duh, -vee- ]
/ ˈyʌdʒ ʊərˈveɪ də, -ˈvi- /
a Samhita, containing a collection of sacrificial formulas.
Origin of Yajur-Veda
term for ritual formulas not in strict metrical composition +
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Examples from the Web for yajur-veda
The Yajur-Veda comprises prayers for sacrificial occasions, and interpretations of the same.
Attempts to localise the highest deities, though first carried out in the law book of the priests, are found in the Yajur-veda.
British Dictionary definitions for yajur-veda
Hinduism the second Veda, consisting of prayers and sacrificial formulas primarily for use by the priests
Word Origin for Yajur-Veda
from Sanskrit, from yajur sacred, holy (compare Greek hagios holy) + Veda
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