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International Journal of Sanskrit Research

2018, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B

Principle hymns of Brahmatattva in the Atharvanigam

Goutam Mishra

The derivation of the word veda can be ascribed to the root vid meaning ‘knowledge’ ‘mantrabrāhmaṇayor vedanāmadheyam’ Nigam Sastra means vedic system—The Guide for vedic Upasana (nigam) is Karmakānda; which Concentates mainly on Tapa. Jāga and Yajñya (fire Sacrifice). The Final Reality is summed up as the self, made up of intelligence, with a body of spirit, a form of light. The word Atharvanigam means the veda of the tharvan-The firepriest. The Śruti says-Satyaṁ Jñañam anantaṁ brahma. One of the Cardinal beliefs of Hinduism lies in the expression ‘I am Brahman’ and ‘Thou art that.’ The Vena Sūkta, The Sāmmanasya hymn, The Virāt hymns, The Skaṁbha hymns, The Bhūmisūkta are the principle hymns of the Atharvanigam. In this Hymns or Sūktas are important matter is Brahmatattva. The article finds that the Devī in the hymn is described as the supreme and ultimate reality. The Sāmmanasya hymns have linked this happiness with the unanimity of thought and action in the different members of the family and the various sections of the society. virāṭ is the father of Brahman. Atharvaveda is no doubt a storehouse of the vedic Indian philosophy. Brahman is the cause of creation, protection and destruction of everything in the universe.
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How to cite this article:
Goutam Mishra. Principle hymns of Brahmatattva in the Atharvanigam. Int J Sanskrit Res 2018;4(4):76-80.

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