Veda is thought to contain hymns for ceremonial
But a closer look reveals that hymns in Yajur Veda also deal
with the art of living a successful and wholesome life.
It was used by the
adhvaryu, priests who recited appropriate formulas from the Yajur-Veda while
actually performing the sacrificial actions. There
are six complete recessions of Yajur Veda - Madyandina, Kanva, Taittiriya,
Kathaka, Maitrayani and Kapishthala.
are two primary schools of Yajurveda: shukla and krishna
(vaajasaaniiya) consists of 40 chapters
in metrical form.
Sukla Yajurveda follows the
Aditya sampradaya (the schoolof
Aditya) and is more popular
in the North India. Out of the 17 sakas in this school, only 2 are
Krishna yajurveda (taittiriiya)
has some portions which are in metrical form and some protion in prose
forms and some portions contains a mixure of both.
Krishna Yajurveda follows the Brahma sampradaya (the school of Brahma) and
is more popular in the South
India. It was supposed to be having 82 branches or sakas out of
which only 4 are available now.
Audio download links for Yajur Veda
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Yajur Veda 1A
Yajur Veda 1B
Yajur Veda 2A
Yajur Veda 2B
yajur Veda 2C
Yajur Veda 3A
yajur Veda 3B
Yajur Veda 3C
Rig Veda (audio)
Sama Veda (audio)
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cannot be used for any business purpose use. This material is based on a
live recording of an actual Vedparayan by some Varanasi scholars. This
effort to digitize the recitation was inspired by Brahmaleen Swami
Gangeshwaranandji as well as Swami Govindanandji. The audio quality is not
great, but it covers 56 hours of chanting of the Vedas. " We sincerely thank
Mr. Prem for allowing us to provide this download. Mr. Prem holds all the
yajurhts for this material.