[Advaita-l] Rgveda nitya devatArchana vidhi - Question for Rg-vedins

Balasubramanian Ramakrishnan rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 19:07:57 CDT 2012

Excellent, thank you Anand.

On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 9:35 PM, Anand Hudli <anandhudli at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Balasubramanian Ramakrishnan wrote:
> > Can someone post what important suktas are taught separately for prayoga such
> >as pUjAs? Please also give the exact reference if possible, i.e, which
> >maNDala it belongs to, etc.
> .
> Rgveda mantras below are to be recited only after stating the Rishi,
> devatA, Chandas, and Viniyoga. The numbers in the parentheses indicate
> maNDala, sUkta, and mantra. For example, (10.90.1) stands for the
> first mantra in the ninetieth sUkta of the tenth maNDala.

I have seen Rg vedins say the R^iShi, Chandas, etc. during recitation.
If I understand right, you are saying these must be specified even
when doing a pUjA?

Also what's your opinion on the "Ahnika chandrika" for the Rg vedins
published by phaNashIkara vAsudevasharmA?

Thanks again.


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