Veda
(Skt., knowledge, sacred lore) The Vedas are the scriptures derived from the Vedic period (c. 1500–700 BC) following the migration of Aryan people into the Indus valley. The four chief collections are the Rig-Veda, or book of prayers and hymns, the Yajur-Veda, or book of sacrificial formulae, the Sama-Veda or book of chants, and the Athar-Veda, a book of magical spells and philosophical speculation. The most famous text is the Rig-Veda (verses of wisdom). The philosophical component of the Vedas is mainly contained in the concluding sections or explanations, known as the Upanishads.

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  • Veda — Ve da (v[=a] d[.a]or v[=e] d[.a]; 277), n. [Skr. v[=e]da, properly, knowledge, from vid to know. See {Wit}.] The ancient sacred literature of the Hindus; also, one of the four collections, called Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda, and Atharva Veda …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Veda — ancient sacred Hindu book, 1734, from Skt. veda knowledge, sacred book, from root vid to know, from PIE root *weid to see (related to WIT (Cf. wit), and to Avestan vaeda I know, L. videre to see; see VISION (Cf. vi …   Etymology dictionary

  • Veda — [vā′də, vē′də] n. [Sans veda, knowledge < IE base * weid , to see, know > WISE1, L videre, to see] 1. any of four ancient sacred books of Hinduism, consisting of hymns, chants, sacred formulas, etc.: see RIG VEDA 2. these books collectively …   English World dictionary

  • veda — |é| s. f. 1. Ato de vedar; proibição. • s. m. 2. Cada um dos quatro livros sagrados dos Hindus, escritos em língua sânscrita. (Nesta acepção, grafa se com inicial maiúscula.)   ‣ Etimologia: sânscrito veda, ciência, conhecimento …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Veda — Veda, Volksstamm, so v.w. Beda 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Veda — Veda, der älteste Teil der indischen Literatur, der sich sowohl durch den Inhalt als auch durch die Sprache nicht unwesentlich von der spätern Sanskritliteratur unterscheidet. Der V. (»heiliges Wissen«) liegt in den drei Stufen: Mantra (heil.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Veda — Vēda (»Wissen«), Name der ältesten Literaturdenkmäler der Inder, deren es vier gibt: Rig , Sāma , Yajur und Atharvaveda; im engerm Sinn wird oft der Rigveda allein unter V. verstanden …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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