Samaveda, aka: Sāmavēda, Sāmaveda, Saman-veda; 3 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Sāmaveda (सामवेद).—See under Veda.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
sāmavēda (सामवेद).—m (S) The Samaveda, the third of the four Vedas.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sāmaveda (सामवेद).—the third of the four Vedas.
Derivable forms: sāmavedaḥ (सामवेदः).
Sāmaveda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāman and veda (वेद).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Search found 23 books and stories containing Samaveda, Sāmavēda, Sāmaveda or Saman-veda. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.145 < [Section VIII - Śrāddhas]
Verse 4.124 < [Section XIII - Days unfit for Study]
Verse 11.262 < [Section XXXII - Expiation of Secret Sins]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 35 - The delusion of Viṣṇu and Brahmā (2) < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 6 - The Principle of Śiva (1) < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 3 - Hymn to Śiva by Viṣṇu and other gods < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]
Subala Upanishad of Shukla-yajurveda (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Narayana Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 237 - The Boar Incarnation of Viṣṇu < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 28 - The rite (vidhi) of planting of trees (pādapa) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 224 - Bearing the Marks of a Disc etc. Essential for a Brāhmaṇa < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]