Vedasamnyasika, aka: Vedasaṃnyāsika, Veda-samnyasika; 1 Definition(s)
Vedasamnyasika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)
Vedasaṃnyāsika (वेदसंन्यासिक) refers to a “renouncer of the Veda”. More specifically, it refers to a Brāhmaṇa in the fourth period of his life who has discontinued all practices regarding the Vedas. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 6.86)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Search found 754 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Veda.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘four’ (the four Vedas being Ṛk, Yajus, Sāman and Atharvan); rarely used to i...
Ayurveda (अयुर्वेद) refers to the “science of medicine” and represents one of the divisions of ...
Vedāṅga (वेदाङ्ग) refers to a category of Apaurūṣeya texts, or “disciplines dealing with knowle...
Ṛgveda (ऋग्वेद).—m. (-daḥ) The Rich or Rik Veda, the first of the four Vedas. E. ṛc and veda a ...
Vedavyāsa (वेदव्यास).—m. (-saḥ) The Muni Vyasa. E. veda the Vedas, vi and āṅ severally, before ...
Nirveda (निर्वेद).—mfn. (-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Not having the Vedas, infidel, unscriptural. m. (-daḥ) 1....
Vedānta (वेदान्त).—See under Veda.
Yajurveda (यजुर्वेद) is the name of a Sanskrit text partly dealing with the ancient Indian scie...
Sāmaveda (सामवेद).—See under Veda.
Atharvaveda (अथर्ववेद) is the name of a Sanskrit word partly dealing with the “science of archi...
Strīveda (स्त्रीवेद) refers to “hankering after women” and represents one of the nine types of ...
Vedajña (वेदज्ञ).—m. (-jñaḥ) A Brahman skilled in the Vedas. E. veda, jña who knows.
Vedasmṛti (वेदस्मृति) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.16...
Vedagarbhā (वेदगर्भा).—A name of Devī. When Devī killed Śumbha and such other Asuras, Indra got...
Vedodaya (वेदोदय).—m. (-yaḥ) Surya, or the sun. E. veda the Veda, (the Sama Veda,) and udayaṃ r...
Search found 1 books and stories containing Vedasamnyasika, Vedasaṃnyāsika or Veda-samnyasika. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Section VIII - The Renouncer of the Veda (vedasaṃnyāsika) < [Discourse VI - Duties of the Hermit and the Renunciate]