[Advaita-l] Rudram - Vedic references

S Jayanarayanan sjayana at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 15 14:37:30 CDT 2016

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at- gmail wrote:> Namaste Kartik ji,> > Thanks for the references. Where does "namasteastu bhagavan viSveSvarAya mahAdevAya... namonamaH" (chanted after thefirst anuvAka mostly in the South) occur?>  AFAIK, they don’t occur in the Veda itself, but areconsidered to be, “a Traditional addition that aids in the elucidation of the otherverses of the Veda”. > > > On 11 Aug 2016 9:44 am, "S Jayanarayanan viaAdvaita-l" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:> > An addition: "mR^ityave svAhA mR^ityave svAhA ..": 10-58-1 taittirIyaAraNyaka>  > Minorobservation about double occurrence of the verse: >  "ye tesahasramayutaM...sarvAnava yajAmahe": 10-57-1 of taittirIya AraNyaka (OR3-10-8-2 of taittirIya BrAhmaNa)>  > Interestingnote(s): -- 10-56-1, 10-57-1 and 10-58-1 of taittirIya AraNyaka are all recitedtowards the end of the Rudram, but not in sequential order like in the Veda!>  > >  -- 10-74-1 and10-75-1 of taittirIya AraNyaka are both recited at the very end, but theirorder is interchanged in the standard Rudram chanting from their original orderin the Veda! That is, recitation order in Rudram is: taittirIya AraNyaka10-75-1, then 10-74-1 ! > >  >      From: S Jayanarayanan via Advaita-l<advaita-l at lists.advaita- vedanta.org>>  > To: A.Discussion Group for Advaita Vedanta <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>; "advaitin at yahoogroups.com"<advaitin at yahoogroups.com>>  > Sent:Wednesday, August 10, 2016 3:56 PM>  > Subject:[Advaita-l] Rudram - Vedic references> > > >  Here are theverse references of the "Rudram" in the Krishna Yajur-Veda(taittirIya shAkhA), traced back to their original sources:>  > >  The main"rudraprashnaH" occurs in the taittirIya saMhitA 4-5-1-1 to 4-5-11-2:>  It starts with,"namaste rudramanyava utota iShave namaH .">  And ends with,"taM vo jambhe dadhAmi .">  > >  > >  The closingverses have been selected from various miscellaneous sources:>  > >  "tryaMbakaMyajAmahe...mA.amR^itAt.h .": 10-56-1 of taittirIya AraNyaka>  "yo rudroagnau yo...namo astu": 5-5-9-3 of taittirIya saMhitA>  > >  "tamuShTuhi... namobhirdevamasuraMduvasya": R^ig Veda 5.42.11>  "ayaM mehasto...shivAbhimarshanaH":  R^igVeda 10.60.12>  > >  "ye tesahasramayutaM...sarvAnava yajAmahe": 3-10-8-2 of taittirIya BrAhmaNa>  > >  "oM namobhagavate rudrAya viShNave mR^ityurme pAhi": 10-75-1 of taittirIyaAraNyaka>  "prANAnAMgranthirasi rudro mA vishAntakaH . tenAnnenApyAyasva .": 10-74-1 of taittirIyaAraNyaka>  >

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