Yajur-Veda


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Yajur-Veda

(ˈjʌdʒʊəˈveɪdə)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism the second Veda, consisting of prayers and sacrificial formulas primarily for use by the priests
[from Sanskrit, from yajur sacred, holy (compare Greek hagios holy) + Veda]
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Noun1.Yajur-Veda - a collection of sacrificial formulas and prayers
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This groundbreaking work, which took one year to complete involving extensive research, contains shlokas (hymns) from all four Vedas-Rig-veda, Sama-veda, Atharva-veda, and Yajur-veda; some as old as 1,500 BCE.
A hymm from 'Yajur-Veda' says that one should continue to put in his best efforts for 100 years (whole lifetime) with detachment from its results.