[Advaita-l] aruNa prashna & upanishad chanting in evening
rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 16:36:39 CST 2013
On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 7:27 AM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:
> Case in point - the kaaThakam,
> ironically the aruna prashnam and the svaadhyaaya braahmaNam are not
> orginally from the taittiriiya shaakha, as evident from the svaras and
> other prAtishAkhya peculiarities (also attested by Bhatta Bhaskara and
> Sayana). This was imported wholesale by the taittiriiyakas and is
> being learned to this date as a part of the taittiriiya shaakha.
> praNAms Sri Ramakrishna prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> This is first time I am hearing this prabhuji. All these days I was under
> the impression that AruNa prashna is the first prashna of taitireeya
> AraNyaka. I did not know ( not heard about this sofar from any of the
> vaidika-s) that whole of aruNa prashna is imported from other shAkha.
> Kindly let me know from which veda, yajurvedins have imported this text.
>From saayaNas upodghaata to the aaraNyaka bhaaShya:
kaThena muninaa dR^iShTam kAThakam parikiirtyate |
saavitro naaciketashca caaturhotras-tR^itiiyakaH ||
turyo vaishvasR^ijas-tadvadvahnir-aaruNaketukaH |
svaadhyaaya-braahmaNam ceti sarvaM kAThakam-iiritam ||
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