Definition of Atharva-veda
1. Noun. A collection of mantras and formulas.
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Literary usage of Atharva-veda
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1. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1901)
"The hymns of the Atharva Veda are, according to this theory, ... It follows that the metres of the Atharva Veda, and in particular the 'popular' ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Atharva-Veda is preserved in two recensions, which, though differing in content ... The Atharva-Veda has been edited by Roth and Whitney (Berlin, 1856); ..."
3. The Religions of India by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1895)
"THE RELIGION OF THE ATHARVA VEDA. THE hymns of the Rig Veda inextricably confused; the deities of an earlier era confounded, and again merged together in a ..."
4. Studies in Honor of Maurice Bloomfield by Maurice Bloomfield (1920)
"It is probably true that the Atharva Veda contains more matter which can be called ... Yet the milieu of the Atharva Veda appears, at first sight, ..."
5. Contributions to the Science of Mythology by Friedrich Max M�uller (1897)
"atharva-veda. I know there are many scholars who would protest against studying what they mean by Vedic Religion in such works as the atharva-veda, ..."
6. Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and History of the People of India by John Muir (1873)
"I.—Origin of the Vedas according to the Purusha-sukta, the atharva-veda, the Brahmanas ... In the atharva-veda the following texts refer to that subject: x. ..."
7. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, with Historical Surveys by Charles F Horne (1917)
"... with honey we dig thee; forth from honey art thou engendered; so do thou make us possessed of honey. i These hymns from the Atharva Veda are reprinted, ..."