A daily collection of verses from the Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scripture
Vedic Verses for 9/26/16
The Moon was born from his mind; the Sun came into being from his eye; from his mouth came Indra and Agni, while from his breath the Wind was born.
Rig Veda X, 90, 13
From his navel issued the Air; from his head unfurled the Sky, the Earth from his feet, from his ear the four directions. Thus have the worlds been organized.
Rig Veda X, 90, 14
Seven were the sticks of the enclosure, thrice seven the fuel sticks were made, when the Gods, performing the sacrifice, bound the Man as the victim.
Rig Veda X, 90, 15
The soul is born and unfolds in a body, with dreams and desires and the food of life. And then it is reborn in new bodies, in accordance with its former works. The quality of the soul determines its future body; earthy or airy, heavy or light.
Krishna Yajur Veda, Svetasvatara Upanishad, 5.11-12. upm, p. 94
Mind is indeed the source of bondage and also the source of liberation. To be bound to things of this world-this is bondage. To be free from them-this is liberation.
Krishna Yajur Veda, Maitra Upanishad 6.34. upm, p. 104"
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