Veda: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vā'du, vē'-), [key]
— n. Hinduism.
  1. Sometimes,the entire body of Hindu sacred writings, chief among which are four books, the Rig-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the Atharva-Veda, and the Yajur-Veda.
  2. Also calledeach of these four books.
  3. these four books, along with the Brahmanas and Upanishads.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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