Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 15 Jul 2011 10:01 and updated at 15 Jul 2011 10:01


yvk.1.5 [2] from this world who pays reverence to the Ahavaniya; he pays reverence to the Garhapatya; verily he rests on this world, and also he makes amends to the Garhapatya.
yvk.1.6 The Ahavaniya is the abode of the gods, between the fires of cattle, the Garhapatya of men, the Anvaharya pacana of the fathers.
yvk.2.2 He for whom fire they take out again (from the Garhapatya fire) to place on the Ahavaniya should offer a cake on eight potsherds to Agni with Agni; one of these (fires) has a portion assigned, one has not a portion assigned; they uniting overpower the sacrificer
yvk.2.2 (the offering) to Vaisvanara he places on the Ahavaniya, that to the Maruts on the Garhapatya, for the avoidance of confusion.
yvk.2.2 He places (the offering) for Indra on the Ahavaniya, that for the Maruts on the Garhapatya, for the prevention of confusion.
yvk.2.4 The remains of it Tvastr cast upon the Ahavaniya (fire), saying, Hail! wax great, Indra s foe.
yvk.2.5 The remains of it Tvastr cast upon the Ahavaniya (fire), (saying), Hail! wax great, Indra s foe.
yvk.2.6 Where in it is the world of heaven? The Ahavaniya (fire) he should reply.
yvk.2.6 In that he puts the bundle on the Ahavaniya, he makes the sacrificer
yvk.3.1 The Ahavaniya is the sacrificer; if they take (the fire) for cooking the victim from the Ahavaniya, they tear the sacrificer asunder; the fire should therefore be thus, or he should make it by friction, so that the sacrificer s body may remain together.
yvk.3.2 c Homage to Agni, slayer of Makha; may the glory of Makha impel me (with these words) he reverences the Ahavaniya.
yvk.5.7 d The theologians say, Since it is as the Garhapatya that (the fire) is piled, then where is its Ahavaniya? Yonder sun he should reply, for in it they offer to all the gods
yvk.6.1 For this world the Garhapatya fire is piled up; for yonder world the Ahavaniya.
yvk.6.1 If he were to cast it on the Garhapatya fire, he would be rich in cattle in this world; if on the Ahavaniya, he would be rich in cattle in yonder world he casts it on both; verily he makes him rich in cattle in both worlds.
yvk.6.2 It should be elevated between the Ahavaniya fire and the oblation holder
yvk.6.2 It should be sloping east of the Ahavaniya and west of the Garhapatya.
yvk.6.2 [3] the sounding holes are the vital airs, the pressing boards the jaws, the skin the tongue, the pressing stones the teeth the Ahavaniya the mouth, the high altar the nose, the Sadas the stomach.
yvk.6.2 When he eats with his tongue on his teeth, (the food) goes to the mouth; when it goes to the mouth, then it goes to the stomach, therefore they press (the juice) with the pressing stones on the oblation holder over the skin, sacrifice in the Ahavaniya, retire towards the west, and consume (the Soma) in the Sadas.
yvk.6.3 the Ahavaniya, the Agnidh s altar, the Hotr s, and the Marjaliya; therefore they sacrifice on them.
yvk.6.3 He offers in the Agnidh s fire; verily he approaches the atmosphere; he offers in the Ahavaniya; verily he makes him go to the world of heaven.
yvk.6.3 If he desire of a man, May I deprive him of brilliance, of the deities, of power he should move the corner near the fire to one side or the other of the Ahavaniya; verily he deprives him of brilliance, of the deities, of power.
yvk.6.3 [4] he should set up for him the corner (of the post) near the fire in a line with the Ahavaniya; verily he unites him with brilliance, with the deities, with power.
yvk.6.3 As the beast is borne along the Raksases follow after it; he takes it between the sacrificial post and the Ahavaniya, to smite away the Raksases.
yvk.6.4 For this world the Garhapatya is established, for yonder the Ahavaniya; if he were to place (them) on the Garhapatya, he would have cattle in this world, if on the Ahavaniya, in yonder
yvk.6.5 If the Adhvaryu desire, May I bestow upon myself the glory of the sacrifice standing between the Ahavaniya nd the oblation holder he should pour (it) down
yvk.7.1 Leading her round to the north of the Agnidh s place he makes her smell the wooden tub near the Ahavaniya fire, saying,
yvk.7.5 They sing the Sattra syarddhi Saman() at the end of the Ahavaniya; verily, making Agni a witness, they advance to prosperity.

Share:- Facebook

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License