Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 15 Jul 2011 10:00 and updated at 15 Jul 2011 10:00


yvk.1.5 Seven are thy kindling sticks, O Agni, seven thy tongues (with these words) he offers the Agnihotra.
yvk.1.5 He offers the Agnihotra; whatever there is.
yvk.1.6 Prajapati created the sacrifices, the Agnihotra, the Agnistoma, the full moon sacrifice, the Ukthya, the new moon sacrifice and the Atiratra.
yvk.1.6 These he meted out; the Agnistoma was the size of the Agnihotra, the Ukthya that of the full moon sacrifice, the Atiratra that of the new moon sacrifice.
yvk.1.6 He who knowing thus offers the Agnihotra obtains as much as by offering the Agnistoma; he who knowing thus offers the full moon sacrifice obtains as much as by offering the Ukthya
yvk.1.6 With these Vyahrtis he should set down the Agnihotra.
yvk.1.6 The Agnihotra is the beginning of the sacrifice, these Vyahrtis are the Brahman; verily at the beginning of the sacrifice he makes the Brahman
yvk.2.2 He whose fire goes out after it has been taken out (from the Garhapatya) before the Agnihotra has been offered should offer a cake on eight potsherds to Agni with light; (they say), Should another be taken out, after lighting up (from the Garhapatya) That should not be done.
yvk.2.5 He curdles the remains of the Agnihotra, for the continuity of the sacrifice.
yvk.2.5 He offers the Agnihotra morn and evening, he offers the new and the full moon (sacrifices); on every day (the Soma) of those who ha e oblation holders is pressed.
yvk.3.2 The gods saw this great sacrifice, they extended it, they performed the Agnihotra as the vow; therefore one should perform the vow twice, for twice they offer the Agnihotra.
yvk.3.4 In that evening and morning he offers the Agnihotra the sacrificer thus piles up the oblation bricks
yvk.5.7 [1] to him they assigned this as a portion; that is the Agnihotra, of Agni; then is he born indeed when he is completely piled.

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