Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 16 Jul 2011 16:03 and updated at 16 Jul 2011 16:03


yvk.1.8 (He offers) an oblation to Sarasvati, and an oblation to Sarasvant; the sacrificial fee is a pair of oxen.
yvk.2.4 With the offering to Agni he strews, with that to Soma he impregnates seed, the seed impregnated Tvastr develops into forms; there are (offerings) to Sarasvant and Sarasvati; that is the divine pair; verily in the midst he bestows upon him a divine [1] pair, for growth, for propagation.
yvk.2.5 The gods [1] saw this offering, one on eleven potsherds for Agni and Visnu, an oblation for Sarasvati, an oblation for Sarasvant; after performing the full moon (sacrifice) they offered this.
yvk.2.5 With the full moon (sacrifice) he hurls the bolt at his enemy, with (the offering) to Agni and Visnu he appropriates the gods and the sacrifice of his enemy, his pairing cattle with (the offerings) to Sarasvati and Sarasvant.
yvk.3.1 l May we milk offspring and food From Sarasvant s breast, Swelling for all to see [2].
yvk.3.1 1 m May we enjoy the favour Of thy waves, O Sarasvant, Which are full of honey and drip ghee.
yvk.3.1 n Let us call for aid on this Sarasvant, Whose ordinance all cattle follow, Whose ordinance the waters obey, And in whose ordinance the lord of increase doth rest.
yvk.3.1 o The divine, well feathered bird, the great one, Germ of the waters, male of the plants, Who delighteth with rain from near, This Sarasvant let us call on for aid.
yvk.3.5 What follows on the new moon is the normal, what is after the full moon is the reversed order; if he were to begin the full moon (offering) first, he would offer these two (libations) in reverse order; he would waste away as the moon waned [3]; he should offer these libations to Sarasvant and Sarasvati in front; Sarasvati is the new moon; verily he commences them in normal order; he waxes as the moon waxes.
yvk.3.5 He should offer first on eleven potsherds to Agni and Visnu, to Sarasvati an oblation, to Sarasvant on twelve potsherds.
yvk.3.5 There is an oblation for Sarasvati, and (an offering) on twelve potsherds for Sarasvant; Sarasvati is the new moon, Sarasvant is the full moon; veril straightway he commences these (offerings), he prospers by them.
yvk.3.5 That to Sarasvant is on twelve potsherds, for pairing, for generation.
yvk.5.7 For Vayu the first rib; for Sarasvant the second; for the moon the third; for the Naksatras the fourth; for Savitr the fifth; for Rudra the sixth for the serpents the seventh; for Aryaman the eighth; for Tvastr the ninth for Dhatr the tenth; for Indrani the eleventh; for Aditi the twelfth; for sky and earth the side; for Yama the side bone.

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