Definition of Atharva Veda in English:

Atharva Veda

proper noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Atharva Veda

/əˈtärvə ˈvādə//ˈvēdə/