Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 16 Jul 2011 05:43 and updated at 16 Jul 2011 05:43


yvk.4.3 d This one on the left, the light; his, the light s, ear; the autumn born of the ear; the Anustubh connected with the autumn; from the Anustubh the Svara Saman(); from the Svara the Manthin (cup); from the Manthin the twenty onefold Stoma(); from the twenty onefold the Vairaja; from the Vairaja Jamadagni, the Rsi; with thee taken by Prajapati [2], I take the ear for offspring.
yvk.4.4 (Thou art) Prajapati in mind, when come to the Soma; the creator in the consecration; Savitr in the bearing; Pusan in the cow for the purchase of the Soma; Varuna when bound (in the cloth); Asura in the being bought; Mitra when purchased; Sipivista when put in place; delighter of men when being drawn forward; the overlord on arrival; Prajapati being led on; Agni at the Agnidh s altar; Brhaspati on being led from the Agnidh s altar; Indra at the oblation holder; Aditi when put in place; Visnu when being taken down; Atharvan when made wet; Yama when pressed out; drinker of unpurified Soma() when being cleansed; Vayu when purifying; Mitra as mixed with milk; the Manthin when mixed with groats; that of the All gods when taken out; Rudra when offered; Vayu when covered up; the gazer on men when revealed; the food when it comes; the famed of the fathers; life when taken; the river when going to the final bath; the ocean when gone; the water when dipped; the heaven when arrived at completion.
yvk.4.7 May the Amsu cup for me, the Rasmi, the Adabhya, the overlord (cup), the Upansu, the Antaryama, the (cup) for Indra and Vayu, the (cup) for Mitra and Varuna, the (cup) for the Asvins, the Pratiprasthana (cup) the Sukra, the Manthin, the Agrayana, the (cup) for the All gods, the Dhruva, the (cup) for Vaisvanara, the season cups [1], the Atigrahyas, the (cup) for Indra and Agni, the (cup) for the All gods, the (cups) for the Maruts, the (cup) for Mahendra, the (cup) for Aditya, the (cup) for Savitr the (cup) for Sarasvati, the (cup) for Pusan, the (cup) for Tvastr() with the wives (of the gods), the Hariyojana (cup) (prosper for me through the sacrifice).
yvk.6.4 For them they drew these cups for Sukra and Manthin; then did the gods prosper, the Asuras were defeated.
yvk.6.4 He for whom knowing thus these Sukra and Manthin (cups) are drawn, prospers himself, his foe [1] is defeated.
yvk.6.4 The Sukra is yonder sun, the Manthin is the moon; they depart towards the east, closing their eyes [2]; therefore men do not see them as they go east.
yvk.6.4 The Sukra and the Manthin are the eyes of the sacrifice, the high altar is the nose.
yvk.6.4 Now the offerings the gods made on the east, with them they drove away the Asuras who were in front 3]; with those on the west they drove away the Asuras who were behind; other sacrifices are made in the east, the Sukra and Manthin on the west; verily behind and in front the sacrificer drives away his foes; therefore offspring are engendered behind and are brought forth in front.
yvk.6.4 In accordance with the Sukra and Manthin are offspring born, the eaters and the eaten.
yvk.6.4 Engendering heroic off spring), come forth, Sukra, with pure radiance [4], Engendering prolific offspring, come forth, Manthin, with mixed radiance he says; the eaters are those who are heroic, the eaten those that are prolific.
yvk.6.4 In that the Manthin vessel is of Vikankata and he mixes with groats, verily thus he gathers together the eye of Prajapati.
yvk.6.4 The theologians say, For what reason does the Manthin vessel not go to the Sadas? It is the vessel of misfortune he should say; if it were to go there, the Adhvaryu would be blind, he would be ruined; therefore it does not go there.
yvk.6.5 Offspring and cattle are born through the cups, goats and sheep through the Upansu and Antaryama, men through the Sukra and Manthin, whole hooved animals through the season cups, kine through the Aditya cup.
yvk.7.2 He who practises witchcraft should draw the Manthin cup first.
yvk.7.2 The Manthin vessel is a vessel of misfortune; verily he causes death to seize on him; swiftly does he reach misfortune.

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