Yajur Veda

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Faith(s) Hinduism

The Yajur Veda ("Wisdom of the Sacrifical Formulas") is a liturgical work consisting primarily of selections from the Rig Veda. It contains about 2,000 verses. The Yajur Veda was used by udgatri priests and contains brief prose to accompany ritual acts, many of which are addressed to the ritual instruments and offerings.


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Title Yajur Veda
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