Meaning of Atharva Veda in English:

Atharva Veda

Pronunciation /??t??v? ?ve?d?/ /?vi?d?/

proper noun

  • A collection of hymns and ritual utterances in early Sanskrit, added at a later stage to the existing Veda material.


From Sanskrit Atharvan (the name of Brahma's eldest son, said to be the author of the collection) + veda ‘(sacred) knowledge’.