noun Ve·dan·ga \vāˈdäŋgə\

Definition of Vedanga



  1. :  any one of six classes of Sanskrit works written in the sutra style including phonetics, meter, grammar, etymology, religious ceremony, and the ritualistic calendar and designed to teach how to recite, understand, and apply Vedic texts

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Origin and Etymology of vedanga

Sanskrit vedāṅga, literally, limb of the Veda, from veda + aṅga limb — more at angle

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to cast off or become cast off

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