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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.6.52-53
pailāya saḿhitām ādyāḿ
bahvṛcākhyāḿ uvāca ha
sāmnāḿ jaiminaye prāha
pailāya — to Paila; saḿhitām — the collection; ādyām — first (of the Ṛg Veda); bahu-ṛca-ākhyam — called Bahvṛca; uvāca — he spoke; ha — indeed; vaiśampāyana-saḿjñāya — to the sage named Vaiśampāyana; nigada-ākhyam — known as Nigada; yajuḥ-gaṇam — the collection of Yajur mantras; sāmnām — the mantras of the Sāma Veda; jaiminaye — to Jaimini; prāha — he spoke; tathā — and; chandoga-saḿhitām — the saḿhitā named Chandoga; atharva-ańgirasīm — the Veda ascribed to the sages Atharva and Ańgirā; nāma — indeed; sva-śiṣyāya — to his disciple; sumantave — Sumantu.
Śrīla Vyāsadeva taught the first saḿhitā, the Ṛg Veda, to Paila and gave this collection the name Bahvṛca. To the sage Vaiśampāyana he spoke the collection of Yajur mantras named Nigada. He taught the Sāma Veda mantras, designated as the Chandoga-saḿhitā, to Jaimini, and he spoke the Atharva Veda to his dear disciple Sumantu.
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