Vedamga, Vedāṃga: 1 definition


Vedamga means something in Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vedang.

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[«previous next»] — Vedamga in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vedāṃga (वेदांग) [Also spelled vedang]:—(nm) the six subordinate branches of the Vedas; viz. [śikṣā] (the rules of correct pronunciation of Vedic mantras); [kalpa] (details of religious ceremonies); [nirūkta] (etymology and explanation of Vedic words); [chaṃda] (prosody); [jyotiṣa] (astronomy); and [vyākaraṇa] (grammar).

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