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Om ! Bhoor Bhuva Suvah: Thath Savithur Vare'nyam |
Bhargo Dhevasya Dheemahi Dhiyo Yo Nah: Prachodhayath ||
AUM, O' triple
wonder of creation, continuence, and dispersion
Rig Veda Hymns on 'One God'
Idham Mitram Agnim Aahu atho;
Dhivya Sah Suparnah Garuthman |
E'kam Sath Viprah Bahudhah Vadhanthi, Agnim;
Yama Matharisvaanam Aahuh || --
---- Rig Veda - Verse --- I . 164 .46
They call Him (It) Indra,
Mitra, Varuna, Agni; and
Aakaasat pathitham thoyam Yathaa gacchathi Saagaram |
Sarva Deva Namaskarah Kesavam prathigacchathi ||
Ke'savam prathigacchathi Om nama iti ||
Just as all the water that
fall from the sky inescapably reach the sea,
Kaaye'na Vaachaa Manasendriyair Vaa
Bhuddhyaathmanaa Vaa Prakrthe' Svabhaavaath |
Karomi Yadyat Sakalam Parasmai
Naarayanaayethi Samarpayaami ||
to the supreme person Naarayanaa all that I do
Om ! Asatho' Maa Sath Gamaya
- Thamaso' Maa Jyothirgamaya |
Mr.uthyo' Maa Amr.ruthamgamaya
- Om! Saanthih: Saanthih: Saanthih: ||
me from the unreal to the Real -
Om! Sahanaavavatu Sahanau Bhunaktu
Sahaveeryam Karavaavah: |
Thejasvinaa Vadheethamastu Maa Vidvishaa Vahaih: ||
Om! Shaanthih Shaanthih Shaanthih. Om!
May He, the Supreme Lord, protect us both,
The teacher and the student. May He nourish us both.
May our study be thorough and fruitful.
May we not hate each other.
Om ! Peace, Peace, Peace.
Om ! Bhadram Karnebhih: Shrunuyaama Devaah:
Bhadram Pashyemaakshabhir Yajathraah: |
Sthirairangai Sthushthuvaagum Sastanoobhih:
Yashema Devahitham Yadhaayuh: |
Svasthi Na Indhro Vriddhashravaah:
Svasthi Nah Pooshaa Vishva Vedaah: |
Svasthi Nasthaakshyo Arishtanemih:
Svasthi No Brihaspathir Dhadhaathu ||
Om ! Shaanthi:, Shaanthi:, Shaanthi:. Om !
O' Ye Gods ! May we hear with our ears only what is auspicious.
May we see with our eyes only what is auspicious.
May we, who sing your praise,
Live our allotted span of life in perfect health and vigor.
May Indhra who is praised by the devotees,
vouchsafe to us safety and well being.
May the all known Pooshan grant us safety.
May Garuda and Brihaspathi grant us well being.
Om ! Peace, Peace, Peace.
A Vratya there was, just going about - He stirred up Prajapati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .XV, 1.1
He, Prajapati, saw in Himself gold ; - He generated that " Hiranyagarbham" . . . . . . . XV, 1.2
That became One; that became star - marked ; - That became Great ; that became Chief ;
That became Brahman ; that became Truth ; - There with He had Progeny . . . . . . . . . . XV, 1.3
He increased ; He became Great ; - He became the great God, Mahadeva. !! . . . . . . XV, 1.4
The Creator is Perfect; He Possesses Perfect Power;
The Perfect Universe derives life, from Perfect Creator.
Let Us Comprehend This Perfect Power,
That Bestows Life on All Beings.