f. the saṃhitā- of the taittirīya-s (chief recension of the Black YV. , on the origin of which has the following legend: the YV. was first taught by vaiśampāyana- to 27 pupils, among whom was yājñavalkya-;subsequently V. being offended with Y. bade him disgorge the veda- committed to him, which he did in a tangible form;whereupon the older disciples of V. being commanded to pick it up, took the form of partridges, and swallowed the soiled texts, hence named"black";the other name taittirīya-referring to the partridges. Y. then received from the Sun a new or white version of the YV. , called from Y.'s patronymicvājasaneyin-).
तैत्तिरीय m. (pl.) The followers of the Taittirīya school of the Yajurveda. -यः The Taittirīya branch of the Yajurveda (कृष्णयजुर्वेद). -Comp. -चरणम्, -शाखा the school of the T. -संहिता the Saṁhitā of the T., chief recension of the Black Yv.
m. pl. N. of a school of the Yagur-veda: -ka, a. belonging to the school of the Taittirîyas; -prâtisâkhya, n. Prâtisâkhya of the Taittirîyas; -yagur-veda, m. the Yagur-veda of the Taittirîyas;-sâkhâ, f. the school of the Taittirîyas; -samhitâ, f. the Samhitâ of the Taittirîyas; -½âranyaka, n. an Âranyaka of the Taittirîyas; -½upani shad, f. the Taittirîya Upanishad.
Is the name of one of the divisions of the Black Yajurveda, which is, however, not found thus described until the Sūtra period. The school is represented by a Samhitā, a Brāhmana, and an Áranyaka, besides an Upanisad, which forms a part of the Áranyaka.
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