[Advaita-l] Gayatri variations across the four vedas
rbenjwal at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 00:33:49 EDT 2018
Dear Raghav ji,
It is not that regular upanayana is not enough but Atharva has a different
Gayatri. So if you have to enter into Atharva you need to get initiated in
this Gayatri and go through upanayana again.
On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:55 AM, Ganesh Natarajan via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Dear Raghav ji,
> I also recently read this. In the book "Vedas" by Sri Chandrasekharendra
> Saraswati/Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
> on amazon
> mentions this. The Gayathri mantra is same for Rig, Yajur and Sama Vedis.
> But for Atharvana veda, the Gayathri mantram is different. if somebody
> wants to learn
> the gayathri mantra from Atharvana veda they have to undergo a 2nd
> upanayanam. Since its from maha perival's say I believe that.
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 9:28 PM, Raghav Kumar Dwivedula via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > Namaste everyone
> > Does the Gayatri mantra (used for Sandhya) have variations in the
> > Vedas?
> > There is a message doing the rounds to the effect that there is a special
> > gayatri for the atharva veda and the regular upanayana is not enough to
> > learn this atharva Gayatri . Is there any truth in this?
> > Thank you in advance
> > Raghav
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