Vedic Verses for 5/1/17

Behold now a Man who unwinds and sets the thread, a Man who unwinds it right up to the vault of heaven. Here are the pegs; they are fastened to the place of worship. The Saman-hymns are used for weaving shuttles.

Rig Veda X, 130, 2

The Gayatri meter became the yokefellow of Agni, Savitri took as his companion the meter Ushnih, Soma, the one who is praised by hymns, took Anushtubh, while the word of the Lord of Speech was strengthened by Brhati.

Rig Veda X, 130, 4

The meter Viraj was reserved to Mitra and Varuna; for Indra’s day the meter allotted was Trishtubh. The meter Jagati had access to all the Gods. To this arrangement the human poets conformed.

Rig Veda X, 130, 5

Yajnavalkya said: He who inhabits all beings, yet is within all beings, whom no beings know, whose body all beings are and who controls all beings from within-He is your Self, the Inner Controller, the Immortal. This much with reference to the beings. Now with reference to the body.

Yajur Veda, Brihadaranyaka Upanishad III, VII-Yajnavalkya and Uddalaka, 15

Yajnavalkya said: He who inhabits the nose (prana), yet is within the nose, whom the nose does not know, whose body the nose is and who controls the nose from within -He is your Self, the Inner Controller, the Immortal. He who inhabits the organ of speech, yet is within speech, whom speech does not know, whose body speech is and who controls speech from within-He is your Self, the Inner Controller, the Immortal. He who inhabits the eye, yet is within the eye, whom the eye does not know, whose body the eye is and who controls the eye from within-He is your Self, the Inner Controller, the Immortal.He who inhabits the ear, yet is within the ear, whom the ear does not know, whose body the ear is and who controls the ear from within -He is your Self, the Inner Controller, the Immortal.

Yajur Veda, Brihadaranyaka Upanishad III, VII-Yajnavalkya and Uddalaka, 16

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