This article is about a scripture of Yajur veda in sanskrit with english translation pdf. The term “black” implies “the un-arranged, unclear, motley collection” of verses in Yajurveda, in contrast to the “white” which implies the “well arranged, clear” Yajurveda. The black Yajurveda has survived in four recensions, while two recensions of white Yajurveda have survived into the modern times.
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Yajur Veda, which are muttered”. Michael Witzel interprets Yajurveda to mean a “knowledge text of prose mantras” used in Vedic rituals. Ralph Griffith interprets the name to mean “knowledge of sacrifice or sacrificial texts and formulas”. The Yajurveda text includes Shukla Yajurveda of which about 16 recensions are known, while the Krishna Yajurveda may have had as many as 86 recensions.
Only two recensions of the Shukla Yajurveda have survived, Madhyandina and Kanva, and others are known by name only because they are mentioned in other texts. These two recensions are nearly the same, except for a few differences. In contrast to Shukla Yajurveda, the four surviving recensions of Krishna Yajurveda are very different versions. Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nad. A total of eighty six recensions are mentioned to exist in Vayu Purana, however vast majority of them are believed to be lost.
India, because they did their scholarship as they wandered from place to place. Yajurveda Samhita that has survived, and it differs largely in content from the Taittiriyas, as well as in some different arrangement of chapters, but is much more detailed. Kapisthala is extant only in some large fragments and edited without accent marks. In Shukla Yajurveda, the text organization is same for both Madhayndina and Kanva shakhas.
In Krishna Yajurveda, each of the recensions has or had their Brahmana text mixed into the Samhita text, thus creating a motley of the prose and verses, and making it unclear, disorganized. The Vedas are notoriously hard to date accurately as they are compilations and were traditionally preserved through oral tradition leaving virtually no archaeological evidence. Offer cow milk to fire. Separate calves from the cows.
Offer butter and milk to fire. Welcome three chief seasons: Spring, Rains and Autumn. Offer milk and soma to fire. Offerings to deities of thought, speech.
Cup of Victory, Inauguration of a King. Expiate evil indulgences in soma-drinking. For dethroned king, for soldiers going to war for victory, for regulars to acquire cattle and wealth. A horse is released, followed by armed soldiers, wherein anyone who stops or harms the wandering horse is declared enemy of state. The horse is returned to the capital and is ceremoniously slaughtered by the soldiers. Eulogy to the departed horse. The ritual plays out the cosmic creation.
This ritual is a sacrifice for Universal Success and Prosperity. Sacrifice to the Fathers and Ancestors. According to Griffith, the ritual is for long life, unimpaired faculties, health, strength, prosperity, security, tranquility and contentment. Offerings of cow milk and grains to yajna fire. This chapter is not an external sacrifice ritual-related. 6 states, “The man who in his Self beholds all creatures and all things that be, And in all beings sees his Self, then he doubts no longer, ponders not.
Indra, Agni, Prajapati, Rudra and others. Savita instigates those who will make great light. With the mind harnessed, we are instigated by god Savita, for strength to go to heaven. Whose journey the other gods follow, praising the power of the god, who measured the radiant regions of the earth, he is the great god Savita. God Savita, impel the ritual, impel for good fortune the lord of ritual ! Divine Gandharva, purifier of thought, purify our thoughts !