Aranyaka

Aranyaka

[ah-ruhn-yuh-kuh]
noun Hinduism.
one of a class of the Vedic texts that, together with the Upanishads, make up the closing portions of the Brahmanas.

Origin:
< Sanskrit: a forest book

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aranyaka

noun
a treatise resembling a Brahmana but to be read or expounded by anchorites in the quiet of the forest 
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