what is the essence of yajurveda
(18) MAHIRBHOORMA PRIDAKURNAMASTA ATA NANARVA PREHI
GHRITASYA KULYAUPARITASYA PATHYA ANU
O Scholar! The distributor or promoter of good, do not become short tempered as the snake, do not become proud alike the stupid, do not become aggressive as the tiger, come here, without obstacles and accept this water, and tread on the path of truth.
One should not become poisonous, aggressive and destructive. One should lead on the righteous path in the same way as a thirsty person who accepts water.
By doing so one shall grow and will be able to lead a simple life.
(19) MA BHERMA SAM VIKTHA URJAA DHATSVA DHISHANE VEEDVI SATI VEEDYETHAMURJA DADHATHAAM PAPMA HATO NA SOMAHA
O Woman! Your are blessed with physical and mental energy, so you do not fear your husband. Do not shiver but on the contrary become strong and courageous. Both(Husband-Wife) of you, become intelligent and courageous and engage in good deeds so that you shall be able to mitigate all the demerits present within and way alike the moon. In this way you shall mutually make each other happy.
Husband and wife are advised to destroy the fear and unstability in the mind and make the Aatma strong, full of enthusiasm and optimism. By this one shall engage in good actions which will result in domestic happiness and comforts. They shall become happy alike the waxing moon.
(20) UPYAMGRIHITO AYANTARYACHCHA MAGHVAN PAHI SOMAM URUSHYA RAYA AESHO YAJASVA
You are the followers of Yama and Niyama therefore take control of all your internal energies. Protect you energies which protect you and destroy all the miseries by your strength. As a result you shall be wealthy and happy.
One should regularly adhere to Yama(Non violence, truth, abstinence from stealing, celibacy and abstinence from amassing unnecessary wealth) and Niyama(cleanliness, CONTENTion, penance, self study and devotion). This can protect all the internal energies, help you to vanquish all your miseries and become prosperous in all ways.
(21) SWANGKRITO ASI VISHWEBHYA INDREBHYO DIVEBHYAHA PARTHIVEBHYO MANASTVASHTU SWAHA|
You should put your utmost efforts . I know that, you are the doer of good of all those scholars and great people who are blessed with good merits and senses.
The fate of that person often remains dormant who does not strive and on the contrary becomes lazy. Only by efforts can one become successful. Learn to strive for the good of others. May you be blessed with the power to think good and donate benevolently.
(22) SAM VARCHASA PAYASA SAM TANUBHIRAGANMAHI MANSA SAMSHIVENA |
TVASHTA SUDATRO VI DADHATU RAYO ANUMARSHTU TANVO YADVILISHTAMA |
May we be blessed with radiance, good health, stable mind and energy. The giver of great donations, bless us with comforts and remove all the flaws and demerits from our body.
We should eat nutritious food so that we are healthy and should read good books that makes our mind pure and clean. Only by doing so we can do good to others. We should collectively work for the betterment of others. We should pray to god so that he makes us devoid of demerits and blesses us so that we become prosperous.
(23) UPYAMAGRIHITO ASI SURYAYA TVA BHRAJAYAISHA TE YONIHI SURYAYA TVA BHRAJAYA |
Just as the sunrays can be seen by all similarly you are committed to your rules. The sun rises and sets on time and is never unpunctual. Alike the sun, the activities of humans are subject to rules. Those who lead disciplined and orderly lifestyles they achieve all their goals and progress.
(24) VACHASPATIRVAJA NA SWADATU SWAHA |
May the Lord of our voice make our voice sweet and soft. We should always be soft spoken.
Sweet speech has the ability to attract one and all. Vitriolic speech keeps people away. That is why one should always be soft spoken so that it enhances brotherhood and affection.
(25) GRAHA URJAHUTAYO VYANTO VIPRAYA MATIM
O men, the one who enhance their strength, please bless us with knowledge in different ways.
The scholars who incessantly contemplate and acquire strength and knowledge should engage in imparting knowledge to the ignorant also so that they can also develop their mental faculities which would result in self development and spiritual progress . Ignorant naïve people should acquire maximum knowledge from the knowledgeable.
(26) APO DEVA MADHUMATIR GRIBHNANNURJASI VATI RAJASUASHCHITANAHA |
The Gods took that food which was tasty, nutritious, wholesome , of that quality which could be given to kings, and which would bless people with knowledge and enlightenment.
One means to say that, the person who is soft spoken, radiant with strength, has knowledge of politics and diplomacy peace and iron volition is fit to become a king.
Therefore one should imbibe all these good qualities in order to become a efficient ruler.
(27) DEVATAYA PRASUTAHA PRA SARPAMI
O God, may be inspired by good merits and thoughts and strive on the path of righteousness towards self - development. We should imbibe inspiring thoughts and should strive on the righteous path. In this way progress is sure. We should get inspired by thoughts and deeds of great scholars and great souls sager etc. and become purusharthi (attainments)
(28) YUKTENA MANASA VAYAM DEVASYA SAVITUHU SAVE | SWARGYAYA SHAKTYA ||
In this world , created by the one and only sole creator, to become happy by living in solitude, one should work according to ones capabilities and limitations. We should condition our mind to be stable through study of Yoga and one should strive incessantly and selfessly to achieve the desired objective. Then only shall one become happy.
(29) SEM VASTHAM SWAVIDA SAMICHI URASATMANA AGNIMANTRA BHARISHYANTI JYOTISHAMANTAM JARASRAMIT ||
You both realise the self, become calm and stable , and swallow that Agni which is always fiery, and keep that Agni within always enkindled. Realise yourself through self-analysis & introspection. By concentration, unkindle the flame of knowledge within the body and do not let it extinguish. This is a sure way to self-development and prosperity.
(30) PUNAR URJA NI VARTTASVA PURA AGNA ISHA YUSHA PUNARNAHA DAHMAM HASAHA
O Agni, I invoke you along with your energy. Give us good food, bless us with long life and protect us from sin.
The ultimate objective of human life is to be free from sin. Therefore one should desire enhancement of strength, food and long life. One should always be free from any type of deficiency because this want leads us to sin.
31. AVAPATANTIRVADANDIVA OSHADHYASPARI VAM JEEVA ASHNAVAM AHAI NA SA RISHYATI PURUSHAHA.
The herbal medicines that incarnate from the heaven on earth say those who eat us, are never destroyed.
Medicine give us relief from all type of ailments. But one should take these medicines only on prescription of the doctor or Vaid. By taking these medicines one can also escape death why means, that they give us a long life.
32. SAMYAK SRAVANTI SARITO NA DHENA ANTARHRIDDA MANASA POOYAMANAHA
Good thoughts, alike the water of a river, are purified by the mind and heart and flow from the mouth of the great scholars.
One should only speak those things, which are purified by the mind and heart and should avoid speaking things unpleasant to the heart and mind. One should therefore think twice and speak.
33. AYURME PAHI PRANAM MEM PAHMA PANAM MEM PAHI VYANAM ME PAHI CHAKSHUR ME PAHI SHROTRAM ME PAHI VACHAM MEM PINVA MANO JINVATMANAM MEM PAHI JYOTIRMEM JACHCHAM.
O God! Protect our lives our life span protect the Apan and Vyan vayu, protect our eyes, both our ears and bless our minds and speech. Protect our souls and bless us with radiance.
If the heart, mind, body soul is protected or purified then only, shall the process of self-development be incepted. This shall unequivocally lead to success and prosperity.
34. ESHE TVONJE TVA RAIYAYAI TVA POSHAYA TVA LOKAM TO INDRAM
I accept you for you are the giver of food grains and you nourish all.May you take care and protect this world. All people adore the great king Indra.
Agni or fire is the one that gives us food. Agni is imperative for growth and energy therefore one should use agni for the production of all things. Only by doing so will agni be used for the welfare of all and as a result we shall get all the comforts.
35. RASMINA SATYAYA SATYAM JINDA PRETINA DHARMANA DHARMA JINUA
Pacify truth, for truth with radiance and absorb the best form of divine knowledge and pacify Dharma.
One should always adhere by truth and accept it, then only can it be protected one should absorb the divine knowledge and follow it then only can one protect Dharma. On the basis of these two one can incept self development. It is imperative that we love truth and Dharma for mutual protection.
(36) PRATIPADASI PRATIPADE TVA ANUPADASYANUPADE TVA SAMPADASI SAMPADE TVA TEJO ASI TAJASE TVE ||
You are the intellect, that is why I attain you, You are good, that is why I attain you . You are wealth that is why I attain you, you are radiance that is why I attain you.
With the increase in intellect one can grasp all knowledge and become a scholar. By eating good food the body gets energy and becomes nourished to perform the regular duties. By earning wealth, the prospers and becomes successful. By acquiring radiance the person becomes glorified. In this way human should adopts all those means that lead to mental and physical spiritual growth.
(37) PRAVRUSDASI PAVRITE TVA VIVRUDASI VIVRUTE TVA SAVRIDASI SAVRUTE TVA |
You are the one to inspire all into work, that is why ? Why I accept you, Your are directly or indirectly related to each and every work. You possess a character and morality that is why I accept you.
We should imbibe qualities of good action from the sages and work. We should perform our deeds in such a way as to complete it easily. The scholar who has a good character is respected and honored by all and his teachings are followed by all.
(38) YATHA NAHA SARVAMIJJAGADA YAKSHMAM SUMANA ASAT |
O Rudra ! may our entire universe be devoid of ailments and be engaged in good constructive thinking.
A healthy mind resides in a healthy body. Good thought can be imbibed by reading and studying good books and by contemplating on them. Therefore one should regularly exercise and take nutritious food
(39) NIHARENA PRAVRITA JALPYA CHASUTRIP UKATHA SHASHAH CHARANTI |
Those humans who are ignorant, believe in only protecting the body and speak big things in reality do not follow divine knowledge at all. A person who is ignorant is a real atheist and does not know anything about divine knowledge. They seem to be satisfied wherever they are and what ever they are with. One cannot attain god unless ignorance is washed away. In reality god is within you and is in form of the conscience and in form of knowledge. One can attain god and experience divine happiness.
(40) UDGRABHAM CHA NIGRABHAM CHA BRAMMA DEVA AVIVRIDHAN I
May the Gods bless us so that we become capable and apt to engage in good actions, so that we may defeat and punish our enemies and so that we may enhance our knowledge. May the Gods help us to become mighty and strong so that we may vanquish our enemies and punish them. May be inspired to imbibe maximum knowledge so that we may become apt and adroit so that our enemies don't even come near us.
(41) EYAKSHMANA BRUBUBHIHI SAJOSHAHA SWARYANTU YAJAMANAHA SWASTI |
Those who are interested in performing Yagya, destroy all their sins, love all humans a like, great souls and only these people attain Swarga Loke (heaven) These people incinerate all their sins in the religious sacrifice performed. They love all humans alike great souls. Such people definitely attain the state of bliss.
(42) VAJASHYA ME PRASAVASHCHA ME PRAYATISHCHA ME
PRASITISHCHA ME DHEETISHCHA ME KRATUSHCHA ME
SWASHCHA ME SHLOKASHCHA ME SHRAVASHCHA ME
SHRUTISHCHA ME JYOTISHCHA ME SWASHCHA ME YAGYENA KALPANTAMA |
May I be blessed with food, comforts, perseverance , power of thinking , power of speech, energy to performs good deeds, energy to perform Yagya and to praise , power to listen, radiance and internal energy, by performing this Yagya.
By achieving the above-mentioned powers one shall undoubtedly become successful and prosperous.
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