Aitareya Aranyaka belongs to the Shakala recension of the Rigveda and it is divided into five major segments, known as Aranyakas. The first Aranyaka deals. The English Translation of Aitareya Upanishad by Max Muller. Breadcrumb. Home >; World >; Religion >; The Upanishads ยท Cite. Aitareya- Aranyaka, First Aranyaka. Contents. Featured Videos. CLICK TO UNMUTE.

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The fivefold body into which the indestructible prana, breath enters, that body which the harnessed horses the senses draw about, that body where the true of the true the highest Brahman follows after, in that body of the worshipper all gods become one. These verses are Virag shining. These pranas are verily twelve-fold, seven in the head, two on the breast, three below. Therefore these two, the day and the hymn, are twenty-five, yea, twenty-five.

He recites a Trishtubh at the end. There are herbs and trees and all that is animated, and he knows the self gradually developing in them. Thus do water and Varuna adanyaka their parent, the mind.

Now the untrue is the root of speech, and as a tree whose root is exposed dries up and perishes, thus a man who says what is untrue exposes his root, dries up and perishes.


Delights alight on him who thus knows, why the head is called head. Aitareya Aranyaka appended to Aitareya Brahmana of the Rig Veda consists five books each of which is treated as a separate Aranyaka. Verily, three are these three-fold worlds.

That self givatman is surrounded on all sides by members. In the second chapter, Aitareya Upanishad asserts that the Atman in any man is born thrice: Water yields to him faith being used for sacred actsVaruna keeps his offspring within the law. In the post Vedic texts the gods were approached with reverence for gaining an understanding of the nature of Man and his Universe.

The same hymn is also long life. These form the Trivrit Stoma and the Gayatri metre, and whatever there exists, all this is produced after the production of this Stoma and this metre. Retrieved from ” https: Therefore the eighty verses of the hymn are alike food, with reference to the gods as well as with reference to man. Let us say it is good.

Verily, powerful aranykaa a form of Indra, this day belongs to Indra, and this is the perfect form of that day. Water and earth are food, for all food consists of these two.


The Aitareya Aranyaka Upanishad

aitaareya This is the food prepared by VisvAmitra. Indra verily declared this to Visvamitra, and Indra verily declared this to Bharadvaga. Sudadohas is breath, thereby he joins all joints with breath. He breath is a Rik versefor he did honour to all beings by entering into them.

Then Brahman crept up higher, and therefore they were calledthe thighs uru. Aitareya Upanishad discusses three philosophical themes: He recites the eighty tristichs of Ushnih. He obtains that food by those three numbers, ten, hundred, and thousand, or by the three aranyxka of eighty trikas.

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Then comes an insertion. Therefore these overcome the other animals, for the eater is over the food. He recites the hymn Rv. Let him know that this day has three Nivids: This uktha is fivefold. To him who knows this all creatures, without being constrained, offer gifts.