Is “Ahimsa” or nonviolence mentioned in Yajurveda?

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Aug 3, 2016#17

Paarsurrey wrote:

While reading Yajurveda, I read the following at Chapter 18 Verses 41-43 :

41. Air is quick, pervades the whole universe, retains sound in the
atmosphere. Its parts are well known as givers of vigour and movers in
the atmospheric vapours. May it protect this our Priesthood and Nobility.
All Hail to the air for success in our undertakings. To those All Hail.

42. Sacrifice (yajna) is the bestower of delights, a nice nourisher,
and the repository of vedic speech. Heartfelt famous praises are its
guerdons. May it protect this our Priesthood and Nobility. All-Hail
to the Sacrifice for success in our undertakings. To those All-Hail

43. He, who is the Lord of Creatures, Omnific, has a mind that
possesses vedic speech. The famous verses of the Rigveda and Sama veda
touch the innermost recesses of his heart, wherewith he honours the
learnad, loves truth and imparts knowledge. May he protect for us this
veda and the Dhanur Veda. May he acquire truthful speech and
realise religion. For thesa objects one should serve others in a righteous
way.
https://archive.org/stream/yajurveda029670mbp/yajurveda029670mbp_djvu.txt

When I checked it as to what is Dhanur Veda, I get the following:
“DHANURVEDA
(A Veda relating to the Art / Science of Archery)

© B. Chakravarti, ATARN, 2001
DHANURVEDA from the BRHAT SARNGADHARA PADDHATI,
a 15th Century treatease in Sanskrit on ‘The Science of the Horn Bow’ by Sarngadhara. Translated from the Sanskrit edition by Peter Peterson, Bombay, 1888.”

http://www.atarn.org/india/dhanurveda_eng.htm
Believe me, I had never even heard of it.

Regards

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