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Source of Dhyana mantra and Rishi for each Mantra in Sri Rudram

I saw a few pages of the book 'Sri Rudram' by Swami Dayananda Saraswathi. In it, he has mentioned Dhyana, Rishi, and Cchandas for each mantra of Sri Rudram. I believe the Vedic text may not have it. ...
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Source for "na rudro rudramarchathi"

I came across the following statement while reading a book Narudro Rudramarchathi The book says its meaning as follows A person who is not Rudra cannot do Archana for Rudra The book is saying that ...
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Meaning of a sentence in Sri Rudram Namakam [duplicate]

नमः सोमाय च रुद्राय च नमस्ताम्राय चारुणाय च What I found on other sites is this... Salutations to Him who is with His consort Uma. Salutations to Him who is red and rosy-red also. My questions are... ...
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Rudra prashna vs Rudraashtadhyayee

What is the difference between Shri rudra prashnah vs rudraashtadhyayee.I have seen few people chant the former where as later is also chanted with same popularity while performing rudrabhisheka. What ...
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Recitation of rudra sukta and sri rudram at home

What is rudra sukta ? Can rudra sukta or srirudram be recited daily at home while performing routine pooja of shiva linga at home ?
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Where can I find the meaning in English , of Shree Rudram Laghunyasam?

I have found the meaning of Shree rudram Namakam and Chamakam on net already but The Laghunyasam part is not available with English Meaning or commentary anywhere as I have searched. If anybody can ...
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In Veda mantras, who exactly is intended by the 'nah' and 'no' (us and our)?

Veda mantras/suktams almost entirely seek benedictions/blessings in plural (us, our and we) and not in singular (me and my); this is why whether in Yajur veda mantras for Agni or Indra or Rudram (...
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Meaning of "Yaa" in Rudram first Anuvaka, second verse

This the second verse of Sri Rudram yAta ishus-shivatama shivam babhUva te dhanuH / shivA sharavyA yA tava tayA no rudra mRRiDaya // The first word in the first line can be divided into या | ते | ...
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Can we listen to Rudra sukta if yajnopaveet is not done?

See, here i am not talking about chanting but listening. I belong to Kshatriya Varna by birth, but haven't done Yajnopaveet yet as no one in our family has done. So, can i just listen to rudra sukta ...
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Which scripture says that Vedas, Sri Rudram, Panchakshari mantra, and the word 'Shiva' are supreme?

"VidyAsu SrutirutkrishTA rudraikAdaSini Srutau | tatra panchaksharl tasyAm Siva ityakshara dvayam ||" "Among all sources of knowledge (vidyas), the Vedas are supreme. In the Vedas, Sri ...
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Is it Dhruva padam or Dhruta padam in Dhyanam before Rudram?

I've seen two versions of dhyanam before Rudram (Namakam). āpātāḷa-nabhaḥsthalānta-bhuvana-brahmāṇḍa-māvisphurat- jyotiḥ sphāṭika-liṅga-mauḷi-vilasat-pūrṇendu-vāntāmṛtaiḥ | astokāpluta-meka-mīśa-...
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What is the meaning of the word "Rudra"?

Rudra means king Dayananda Saraswati has translated Rudra to mean king in the Sri Rudram (Yajurveda Chapter 16) Does Yajurveda tells about Shiva having the qualities of a king? What is the meaning of ...
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Is it mandatory to chant laghunyasam before chanting Sri Rudram?

I would like to know Is it mandatory to chant laghunyasam before chanting Sri Rudram?
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What is significance of Athi Rudra Mahayagnam?

There are five methods of chanting the Rudram viz. Ordinary method (aka 1 Rudram) = where first Namakam (all 11 anuväkas) are read followed by the Chamakam. Rudra ekadasini= where after ...
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Which verse of Sri Rudram of Yajurveda has the word "Shiva"?

People generally believe that "Shiva" is not mentioned in Vedas but "Shiva" is mentioned in the Śatarudrīya in the eighth anuvaka of the Sri Rudram of Yajurveda. That text is the origin of the Pranava ...
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Where is the Shanti Mantra for Sri Rudram mentioned in Scriptures (Vedas/Puranas)?

The Shanti Mantra for Shri Rudram is as follows: हरि: ॐ इडादेवहुर्मनुर्यग्न्यनिब्रुहस्पतिरुक्तथामदानि स(गुन०)सिशदविश्वेदेवा: सुक्तवाच: प्रुथिविमातर्मा मा हि(गुन०)सि: मघुमनिश्ये मघुजनिश्ये ...
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What is the best time to read Sri Rudram?

I would like to know the best time to read Sri Rudram (Namakam Chamakam) and also the order in which we need to read. Are there any rituals that should be performed while reading Sri Rudram? The ...
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For Maharudram or Athirudram how many priests should chant the rudram?

For Maharudram or Athirudram, how many priests should chant the rudram?
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