Aranyaka

noun Aran·ya·ka \ äˈrənyəkə \

Definition of Aranyaka

plural -s
: one of a group of sacred Hindu writings composed between the Brahmanas and the Upanishads and used in Vedic ritual

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Origin and Etymology of aranyaka

borrowed from Sanskrit āraṇyaka, derivative of āraṇya- “of a forest, wild,” derivative of araṇyaṃ “uninhabited place, wilderness, forest”


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