Veda


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Ve·da

 (vā′də, vē′-)
n.
1. The oldest and most authoritative body of sacred Hindu texts, composed in Sanskrit and gathered into four collections.
2. Any of these collections.

[Sanskrit vedaḥ, sacred lore, knowledge, Veda; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

Veda

(ˈveɪdə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) any or all of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism, esp the Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, and Atharva-Veda
[C18: from Sanskrit: knowledge; related to veda I know]
Vedaic adj
Vedaism n

Ve•da

(ˈveɪ də, ˈvi-)

n., pl. -das.
1. Sometimes, Vedas. the sacred scriptures of Hinduism, esp. as comprising the hymns and formulas in the Rig-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the Atharva-Veda, and the Yajur-Veda.
2. Also called Samhita. any of these individual writings.
[< Skt]
Ve•da•ic (vɪˈdeɪ ɪk) adj.
Ve′da•ism, n.

Veda

The oldest Hindu writings, dating from c. 1000 BC incorporated in four collections.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Veda - (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early SanskritVeda - (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
Translations

Veda

[ˈveɪdə] NVeda m

Veda

nWeda m
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When Brahma, or the God of Gods, saith the Shaster, resolved to recreate the world after one of its periodical dissolutions, he gave birth to Vishnoo, to preside over the work; but the Vedas, or mystical books, whose perusal would seem to have been indispensable to Vishnoo before beginning the creation, and which therefore must have contained something in the shape of practical hints to young architects, these Vedas were lying at the bottom of the waters; so Vishnoo became incarnate in a whale, and sounding down in him to the uttermost depths, rescued the sacred volumes.
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