[Advaita-l] discussion about panchayatan puja

Abhishek RK rkabhi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 02:46:31 CST 2006

>From "Essentials of Krishna & Shukla Yajurveda" by RL Kashyap (published by
SAKSI- Bangalore):

"In the Rudra-homa or Gana-homa, the entire namaka hymn in TS(4.5) and the
chamaka hymn in TS (4.7) may be chanted with the associated ritual. But
these two steps are just two acts in the twelve day Vedic rite of

Therefore IMO Sri Rudrasuktam would not be arthavada but a mantra.


PS. As indicated in an earlier mail Agnisthoma and Agnichayana are taking
place once again in Kerala from 29 March 2006. Please visit:
http://www.somayagam.org/ and http://www.athiraathram.org/ for more details.

On 3/17/06, Ramesh Krishnamurthy <rkmurthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, would the rudram be considered arthavAda? And would it come
> under the upAsanAkANDa?

> satyena dhAryate pRthvi satyena tapate raviH|
> satyena vAti vAyushca sarvaM satye pratishThitam||
> calA lakShmIshcalAH prANAshcalaM jIvita yauvanaM|
> calAcale ca saMsAre dharma eko hi nishcalaH||

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