Soma in Vedas

Srikrishna Ghadiyaram srikrishna_ghadiyaram at YAHOO.COM
Thu Sep 5 15:15:06 CDT 2002

Hari Om !!

--- Shrinivas Gadkari <sgadkari2001 at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
> Namaste,
> In vedic literature we often encounter the term
> "soma".
> Some people take it to mean sap of some plant.
> "soma" = "s" + "om", that which accompanies "om", or
> that which we take in with "om". "soma" represents
> the
> "Ananda" / "Sakti". Pure "Ananda"/"Sakti" reveals
> the
> state of "turIya" and hence "soma" is closely
> connected
> with the "shiva" tattva - the goal of advaita.

If that is the case it should have been 'Som'; why
should it be 'Soma' ??

Om Namo Narayanaya !!


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