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The Yajur-Veda is part of the Hindu Vedas; these religious scriptures focus on sacrifice and are associated with the Brahmanas.

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There are two primary schools of Yajurveda: shukla and krishna

Shukla yajurveda (vaajasaaniiya) consists of 40 chapters in metrical form.

Krishna yajurveda (taittiriiya) has some portions which are in metrical form and some protion in prose forms and some portions contains a mixure of both.