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The traditional designation of that part of the Veda (the Saṃhitās and Brāhmaṇas) which deals with ritual (yajña), as opposed to the jñānakāṇḍa (the Āraṇyakas and Upaniṣads), which deals with liberating knowledge (jñāna).

Subjects: Hinduism.

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