I know that the 'Om Namah Shivaya' mantra is present in Krishna YajurVeda, but i have been led to believe that it's also present in the Shukla YajurVeda. Please share the location the verse.


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In the famous rudra ashtadhyAyi of MAdhyandina samhita. There is this mantra in the fifth chapter. It is taken from the moola samhita.

  • Thank you very much. After much asking around d you gave the answer. I have a request. Could you please share a website when I can read about rudra ashtadhyAyi of MAdhyandina samhita. I shall paste this information in the wikipedia also. If you provide good citation (i.e. website) where the samhita is given. Many thanks again. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:58
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    @ShivSahilGuleri i have updated the answer with the link Apr 17, 2018 at 11:50
  • @ShivSahil you must tick this answer. It will help other readers also.
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    Apr 17, 2018 at 14:05
  • @RakeshJoshi thank you very much. Is this mantra available in any other Veda. If yes could you please share them. Apr 18, 2018 at 3:18
  • @RakeshJoshi In the following page (hi.wikipedia.org/wiki/अष्टाध्यायी) It's mentioned that it's a linguistic text. But i am unable to find it;s written that it's a part of the MAdhyandina samhita. Please clarity! Apr 18, 2018 at 3:30

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