30 MORE QUOTATIONS FROM ATHARVA VEDA (Post No.4348)

Written by London Swaminathan

 

Date: 29 October 2017

 

Time uploaded in London- 16-07

 

 

Post No. 4348

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November 2017 ‘Good Thoughts’ Calendar

FESTIVALS IN NOVEMBER: 4- Guru Nanak birthday; 6 Kanakadasa Jayanti; 23-Sathya Saibaba Jayanti

NEW MOON/AMAVASYA-18

FULL MOON/PURNIMA-3/4

EKADASI/FASTING DAYS — 14, 29

AUSPICIOUS DAYS (MUHURTAS)- 2, 9, 24, 30

November  1 WEDNESADY

WOMEN AND MARRIAGE

O Indra, you join this couple like the ChaKravak (BIRD) and his male. May they attain to their full old age with children in their happy homes. AV 14-2-64 (ALSO RV)

 

November 2   THURSDAY

HUSBAND AND WIFE

I am this man, you are the dame

I am the psalm, you are the verse

I am the heaven, you are the earth

So will we dwell together here

Parents of children yet to be AV 14-2-71

 

November 3 FRIDAY

LOVERS

Sweet are the glances of our eyes,

Our faces are as smooth as balms

Within your bosom harbour me

On spirit dwell in both of us -AV 7-36 (ALSO RV)

 

November 4 SATURDAY

YOU ARE MINE

With this my robe, inherited from Manu, I envelop you, so that you may be all my own and give no thought to other dames- AV 7-37

 

November 5 SUNDAY

HARVEST CHILDREN FROM HER

This dame has come as a corn field; there you sow the seed of future harvest; she from her teeming side shall bear you children and feed them from the fountain of her bosom AV 14-2-14

November 6 MONDAY

YOU ARE SARASVATI

Take your stand; you are a queen like Vishnu, here Sarasvati—AV 14-2-15

 

November 7 TUESDAY

I AM THE SPEAKER

I am the speaker here, not you; you speak where the assembly meet; you shall be mine, only mine and never mention other dames -AV7-38-4

 

November 8 WEDNESADY

ENTER THE HOME

Bliss bringer, furthering your household welfare, dear gladdening your husband and her father, enter this home, mild to your husband’s mother AV 14-2-26

 

November 9   THURSDAY

FATHER IN LAW

Be pleasant to your husband’s father, sweet to your husband and lord. To all their family be gentle and favour these men’s prosperity AV 14-2-27

 

November 10 FRIDAY

WAKE UP EARLY

Watchful and understanding like Indrani wake you before he earliest light of morning –AV 14-2-31

 

November 11 SATURDAY

SECOND HUSBAND

If she is widowed find her a second husband- AV 9-5-27

 

November 12 SUNDAY

HOSPITALITY

The man who offers food follows in the footsteps of Prajapati – AV 9-6-29

 

November 13 MONDAY

Verily when a host looks at his guests, he looks at the place of sacrifice, when he salutes them reverently, he undergoes Diksha.- AV 9-6-3/5

 

November 14 TUESDAY

FOOD FOR THE GUESTS

This man whose food the guests eat, hath all his wickedness blotted out. All that man’s sin whose food they do not eat remains unblotted out. –AV 9-6-25/26

 

November 15 WEDNESADY

GUEST

The man should not eat before the guest who is versed in holy lore. When the guest had eaten he should eat—AV 9-6-31

November 16   THURSDAY

GUIDE MANKIND

Leaving the world behind and making choice of Divine World, gird up your loins with all your friends to lean on and guide mankind – AV 7-105

 

November 17 FRIDAY

LOVE ONE ANOTHER

Freedom from hate I bring to you, concord and unanimity. Love one another as the cow loves the calf that she has borne AV 3-30-1

 

November 18 SATURDAY

LOYALTY

One minded with his mother let the son be loyal to his father. Let the wife, calm and gentle, speak words sweet as honey to her lord -AV 3-30-2

 

November 19 SUNDAY

HATRED

No brother hats his brother, no sister to sister be unkind; Unanimous with one content, you speak in friendliness. AV 3-30-3

 

November 20 MONDAY

ONE MIND

Intelligent, submissive, rest united, friendly and kind, sharing each other’s labours. Come, speaking sweetly each one to the other. I make you one intentioned and one minded.—AV 3-30-5

 

November 21 TUESDAY

COMMON BOND

Let what you drink, your share of food be common, together with one common bond I bind you. Serve Agni, gathered round him like the spokes about the Chariots nave.

 

November 22 WEDNESADY

CHARM

with the biding charm, I make you all united, obeying one sole leader and one minded AV 3-30-7

 

November 23   THURSDAY

CREMATION

gather him to his ancestors, O Agni, who goes over with oblations offered in you. Let him approach his survivors with renewed life and invested with a splendid body AV 18-2-10

 

November 24 FRIDAY

AGNI, BURN THIS MAN HAPPILY FROM BEHIND, BEFORE, ABOVE AND UNDER—AV 18-4-11

November 25 SATURDAY

MOTHER EARTH

I wrap you up in sacred vesture of our Mother Earth- AV 18-2-52

 

Cover him as a mother draws her skirt about her child, O Earth – AV 18-3-50

November 26 SUNDAY

TRUTH

If a hundred other Brahmins beg the cow of the owner, the sages have said that out of them she belongs to him who knows the Truth AV 12-4-22

November 27 MONDAY

BEEF EATERS

Whoever regarding the cow as fruitless, cooks her flesh at home, god makes beggars of his sons and grandsons. —AV 12-4-38

November 28 TUESDAY

If one cooks the cow in his house, in sacrifice or otherwise, an offender of saints and Brahmins he, unrighteous fellow, hastens his departure from the world – AV 12-4-53

 

November 29 WEDNESADY

LIVE UPTO 100 YEARS

Come hither, stand upon this stone. Your body shall become a stone. The all-pervading god shall make your life a hundred years long – AV2-13-4

 

November 30  THURSDAY

TRUTH AND ORDER

Truth, eternal order, dedication—these uphold the earth. The home of cattle, horses, birds, may she give us lustre………….. whatever I dig from you, may it be speedily regenerated!O purifier, may we not injure their heart! Earth, My Mother, set me securely with bliss in full accord with the heaven- AV 12-1-1

 

–EVERY MONTH I PUBLISH 30 0R 31 QUOTES WITH THE SOURCE IN THE MONTHLY CALEDAR. SO FAR OVER 1500 QUOTATIONS ROM HINDU BOOKS HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN TAMIL AND ENGLISH; ENJOY READING THEM.

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–SUBHAM, SUBHAM–

 

 

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  1. If widow remarriage is mentioned in the Vedas. Why was it opposed by the Achayas?

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