16 Apr Among the great Gods of the Vedas is the Purusha, which in simple translation means the “male”. But the word actually indicates Lord Vishnu. Purusha suktam. Simple English Meaning(word by word). By Sri Kotikanyadanam Sreekrishna Tatachar. Here is a compilation of verses and meaning with some. Sri Vidya Mantras · Meanings of PURUSHA SUKTAM Sri Sukta Vidhana Puja · Panchadasi “after” are terms which have a meaning only with respect to time.

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Grishma, for instance, the name for the hot season, does not occur in any other hymn of the Rigveda; and Vasanta also does not belong to the earliest vocabulary of the Vedic poets. The best we can say is that they are mutual attributes. Purusha eva idagm sarvam God is all this world of experience indeed Yat bhootam yat cha bhavyam Which has gone before and yet to come Uta amritatvasya isanah Yes, God is the controller of immortality Yat annena atirohati unlike food, is not consumable.

Kundalini-Sadhana – A fine art of Healing. When the gods instituted the Knowledge of Brahman, they declared thus, teaching about the Absolute Reality – That sage who knows the Supreme as described before, will have the sovereignty over gods, for he has become the Innermost Self of all.

It has a decidedly more modern tone, and must have been composed after the Sanskrit language had been refined. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. An informal talk about Meditation.

It is the awareness of God, the life of God, which expresses itself in space, time and matter. By using this meaming, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. That remarkable hymn the Purusha Sukta is in language, metre, and style, very different from the rest of the prayers with which it is associated.

The “unaware” state contains the “aware” state. Nagarajan, Jamison and Brereton. From That was born Virat the totality of beings.


I know that great Purusha, lustrous as the Sun beyond darkness. Tripat oordhva udait purushah Over and above three parts of measured God Paado asya iha abhavat punah One more part remained however Tato vishvang akraamat The three parts covered the world of perception Sa ashana anashane abhi Those which are consumable and un consumable. But the concept of God exceeds it too. He is described as a being who pervades everything conscious and unconscious universally.


These were the first dharmas. Then the devas, the sadhyas and the rishis performed the sacrifice with Him as the offering. It seems to be an interpolation into the Rigveda since it is out of character with the other hymns dedicated to nature gods.

Let us look at the example of zero. The Sun was born of His two eyes. The zero is not like food, which is consumable. When the devas gods performed a sacrifice with the Purusha as the offering, the season of spring was the molten butter used in all sacrificessummer the sacred fuel and autumn the oblation.

The Purusha is defined in verses 2 to 5 of the Sukta. Creation is described to have started with the origination of Virat, or the cosmic body from the Purusha. Dealing with Stress In Modern Life. And, diversified in form, it moved to the animate and inanimate world. The moon was born of His mind. Being such, grant me whatever I desire, spiritual illumination, happiness here, and other objects of desire particularly longevity, cattle and horses.

When the gods performed a sacrifice with the Perfect Being as the oblation, the Spring was its ghee butterthe Summer its fuel, and the Autumn its oblation. The concept of the Purusha is from the Samkhya Philosophy which is traced to the Indus Valley period.

Knowing Him thus in this life itself, one becomes immortal by knowledge. Finally, his glory is held to be even greater than the portrayal in this Sukta.

The Significance of the Purusha Sukta – Daily Invocations

The Moon was born from His mindfrom His eyes the Sun was born. All manifestations, in past, present and future, is held to be the Purusha alone. What was the two thighs, and what purudha said to be his two feet?


Sri Sukta Vidhana Puja. Then He spread on all sides over what eats living beings – humans, animals, plantsand what does not eat the inanimate. He is poetically depicted as a being with thousand heads, eyes and legs, meaninb not just the earth, but the entire universe from all sides and transcending it by ten fingers length – or transcending in all 10 directions.

The Purusha Sukta is repeated with suktamm variations in the Atharva Veda How to draw a Sri Chakra. All forms of existence are held sumtam be grounded in this primordial yajna.

The Wise One, having made all the forms appear, gave them names, and uttered these as they were. The antariksha middle region came from His navel. All this is the Purusha only; all that has been and all that will be. And He is the Lord of immortality, and all that grows and develops with food.


The word “creation” is in the domain of flowing time. Sahasra seershaa purushah God has a very large number of heads. When the devas performed the sacrifice, in which they bound the Purusha as the sacrificial animal, there were seven poles in the sacrificial enclosure and three times seven logs of sacred firewood. They, the ourusha ones, attained the height of Heaven where the ancient sadhyas and devas abide.

Another version of the Sukta consists of 24 verses with the first 18 mantras designated as the Purva-narayana and the later portion termed as the Uttara-narayana probably in honour of Rishi Narayana.

Vayu was born of His Praana life-breath.

What was His arms?