Vedic Verses for 7/28/21

Atman, smaller than the small, greater than the great, is hidden in the hearts of all living creatures. A man who is free from desires beholds the majesty of the Self through tranquillity of the senses and the mind and becomes free from grief.

Yajur Veda, Katha Upanishad, Part One, Chapter II, 20

Though sitting still, It travels far; though lying down, It goes everywhere. Who but myself can know that luminous Atman who rejoices and rejoices not?

Yajur Veda, Katha Upanishad, Part One, Chapter II, 21

He has surveyed the earth’s eight peaks, its continents three, its tracts, its seven rivers. Savitri, the golden-eyed God, has come, bringing his worshiper wondrous blessings.

Rig Veda I, 35, 8

Savitri, the skillful, gold-handed God is passing over between Earth and Heaven. He conquers sickness, directing the sun, and mounts up to heaven through darksome space.

Rig Veda I, 35, 9

The wise man, having realised Atman as dwelling within impermanent bodies but Itself bodiless, vast and all-pervading, does not grieve.

Yajur Veda, Katha Upanishad, Part One, Chapter II, 22

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