How to Pronounce vedi?

Correct pronunciation for the word "vedi" is [vˈɛdɪ], [vˈɛdɪ], [v_ˈɛ_d_ɪ].

"Vedi" in context

Vedi is a Hindu ritual in which offerings of milk, water, flowers, and other items are made to propitiate the gods. The word Vedi comes from the Sanskrit words Veda which means 'knowledge' and Tya which means 'oblation'. It is a part of a homam or yagna and is performed in the form of a prayer.

The ritual is held at an altar in the form of an arch, and the offerings are arranged in a ritualistic manner on a plate known as the vedi.

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