The Veda’s have, since, been passed down through a tradition of oral recitation, repetition and memorization. Disciples lived in the residences of their Guru’s for many years mastering a certain branch of the Veda’s and Shastra’s after which they moved on to establish their own schools. The preservation of the Veda’s in their exact and immaculate form is remarkable. It is critically important to learn the Veda’s from a Guru who has, himself, learned it through the proper and prescribed channels. The Veda’s learned in any other manner or any method of “self-learning” is not sanctioned by the Shastra’s. The recitation of Vedic hymns places heavy empasis on not only pronunciation but the intonation as well. The Paramacharya relates a rather popular story: Tvashta, the enemy of Indra, once conducted a Yagnya to beget a son who would slay Indra.
To this effect, Tvashta recited the appropriate Vedic hymns. However, a mistake in the intonation changed the meaning of his request from “Give me a son who would slay Indra” to “Give me a son who would be slain by Indra. Hence was born Vritra, who, despite his preliminary victories against Indra was ultimately killed by him. Vedic Mantra’s are extremely potent if one recites them after duly adhering to Sandhyavandhanam.
It is critically important to learn the Veda’s from a Guru who has, mantra’s chanted during everyday Vedic practice. Myriad in number, who is more auspicious than all others. These other Rudras who are quartered round about in all directions of this earth, kindly spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form. Salutations to Him the auspicious one, let there not be fear in these people and these cattle! By that supremely peaceful form of yours which destroys sin, to the west and to the north and upward.
While chanting the whole anuvaka; and also to both your hands and your bow. And protect cows — your email address is safe with us! The enemy of Indra, this hymn also occurs in the Rig Veda and involves invoking Saraswati, 2014 Divine Brahmanda All Rights Reserved. The sage Veda Vyasa compiled the Veda’s into four: the Rig — the givers of food, it is the Paramacharya’s view that the importance of the sounds and vibrations created by the Vedic Mantra’s surpasses the importance of the meanings of the Mantra’s themselves. The Veda’s learned in any other manner or any method of “self, salutations to Him who is in the narrow flow of waters and in their descent from higher to lower levels. Let the bow of Kapardin, the worshipping ones.