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सामवेदm. " veda- of chants", Name of one of the three principal veda-s (See veda-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. it contains a number of verses or stanzas nearly all of which [except about 78] occur in the ṛg-- veda- and which, modified in various ways, are chanted, mostly, by the udgātṛ- priests at soma- sacrifices View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. the saṃhitā- of the sāma-veda- consists of two parts View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. the first, called ārcika- [or pūrvārcika- or chando-grantha-], contains 585 verses disjoined from their proper sequence in the ṛg-veda- and arranged in 59 daśati-s or decades, which again are subdivided into prapāṭhaka-s and ardha-prapāṭhaka-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. the second, called uttarārcika- or uttarā-grantha-, contains 1225 verses, also chiefly from the ṛk-saṃhitā-, but less disjointed than in the first part, and arranged in nine prapāṭhaka-s with ardha-prapāṭhaka-s, mostly, however, grouped in triplets View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. the directions for the formation of sāman-s or chants out of these verses are carefully laid down in the gāna-s or manuals for chanting, two of which, viz. the geya-gāna- and āraṇya-gāna-, are a directory for the ārcika- portion, and two, viz. ūha-gāna- and ūhya-gāna-, for the uttarārcikā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. in the sāma-veda- is described as drawn forth from the sun View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. in iv, 124 it is described as having a special reference to the pitṛ-s or deceased ancestors, and its sound is therefore said to possess a kind of impurity, whereas the ṛg-- veda- has the gods for his objects and the yajurveda- men View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदm. the sāma-veda- is said to possess 8 brāhmaṇa-s [see brāhmaṇa-] etc. ([ ]) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदच्छलn. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदपरितिष्टn. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदरहस्यn. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदरहस्योपनिषद्f. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदराज्m. Name of viṣṇu- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदसारm. Name of viṣṇu- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदशिक्षाf. Name of a śikṣā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
सामवेदविद्mfn. familiar with the sāma-- veda- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ऋग्यजुःसामवेदm. plural the ṛg--, yajur--, and sāma-veda-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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sāmaveda ‘The Veda of the Sāman chants,’ is the name of a collection of verses for chanting, often mentioned in the Brāhmaṇas. The Sāman itself is repeatedly referred to in the Rigveda, and the triad Rc, Yajus, and Sāman is common from the Atharvaveda onwards. These texts know also the Sāma-ga, the ‘Sāman-chanter,’ who occurs later.
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sāmaveda noun (masculine) name of one of the three principal Vedas (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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sāmaveda

sāmaveda   

caturvedeṣu tṛtīyaḥ vedaḥ।

mama pitāmahaḥ sāmavedasya adhyayanaṃ karoti।









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