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Yes, Shiva Sankalpa Sukta is also a Khila Sukta of RigVeda. In the archive site we can find it in the book Rig-Veda Sayana Commentary Part 4 in the Khilani section where Khila Suktas of RigVeda are given. Shiva Sankalpa Sukta is as: येनेदं भूतं भुवनं भविष्यत् परिगृहिततममृतेन सर्वम् । येन यज्ञस्तायते सप्त होता तन्मे मनः शिवसंकल्पमस्तु ।। 1 येन कर्मा...


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''These men'' definitely refers to Maruts, because Marut is term which refers to a group of people/ warrior every where in Rig Veda. Besides at many places in Rig Veda Prishni is referred as mother of Marut and Rudra as father and both are mentioned in these two verses mentioned in the question. The translation is also incorrect as Prishni does not mean ' ...


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Five kinds of offerings are referring to Vedic sacrifices or the sacred fires recommended for householders because they are said by Agni and he is sapeaking about Vedic sacrifices and offering made in the yajnas. Following is the alternate translation of the verse according to Motilal Publications. Agni said: I, whose flames are brightly ...


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Well Om Jai Jagdish Hare is a Hindu devotional song that was originally composed around 1870s by Pandit Shardha Ram. If you go through the link you will see that it may have been inspired by the Dashavatara (दशावतार कीर्ति धवलम्) section of Gita Govinda of Jayadeva, a lyrical composition of 12th century, which has the same refrain. दशावतारस्तवःजयदेव ...


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Shodasha baahu Nrusimha stotram is available on Sanskrit Documents Website. Link : Shri ShoDashabAhunRisiMhAShTakam . We can read this in different languages and transliteration scripts on the website.


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Last hymn of the Rigveda i.e., Mandala 10 suktam 191 is called Samana suktam or Aikamatya suktam, the hymn of equality or unity. It is called samana sooktham because the it is prayed for equality and unity of all the devatas while taking their share which in return results in the welfare of the world. Devata : 1 Agni, 2-4 unity (sangyanam). Rishi : ...


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It means either- ऊर्ध्वरेतadj .Urdhvareta living in chastity ऊर्ध्वरेतadj .Urdhvareta keeping the semen above


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First of all neo Hindus like Arya samajis who do not believe in traditional dates, and tradition that vyasa edited the Vedas claim such stupidities all the time. Anyway they claim many things to be interpolation which doesn't subscribe to their philosophy, it was dayanand who first said that Veda is only samhita, many neo Vedics have followed in his path. ...


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My sincere thanks to sv., who pointed out a useful blog post. This appears to have been written by a Malabari Sanskrit scholar, Uddandasastrikal, who was infamous for his difficult, wordy compositions. He was one of the court poets of the Zamorin (samUtiri) of Kozhikode, Manavikraman. The meaning of the composition in the post: O, Lord of the mountain in ...


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2 after a word refers to chanting it 2 times.In future if you deal with such kind off numbers between sankrit hymns means repeating that word that number of times.


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That is called Horse hymn because Arvan (अर्वन्) means horse or running quickly like horse. This verse is interpreted differently. I'm here quoting two interpretations. According to Gayatri Pariwar translation, this verse is addressing to clouds which is coming from surface of sea. English translation would be: Hey Arvan (having agile motion), moving ...


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