A daily collection of verses from the Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scripture
Abounding in food, abounding in milk, with firm foundation set on the earth, receptacle of every nourishing thing, do no harm, O House, to those who receive you.
Atharva Veda IX, 3, 16
Covered with thatch and clothed in straw, the House, like night, gives rest for her inmates, she stands firm-fixed, her broad feet planted on the earth like an elephant cow's.
Atharva Veda IX, 3, 17
I untie, remove, your covering of reed. That which Varuna has tightly closed, let Mitra open again in the morning!
Atharva Veda IX, 3, 18
This House is founded on Worship, designed and built by the wise. May Indra and Agni, the immortals, protect this House, the abode of Soma.
Atharva Veda IX, 3, 19
One nest is placed upon a second, one container laid upon another. Within is born a mortal. From here all things originate.
Atharva Veda IX, 3, 20
These daily verses are drawn from the Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scriptures, which are 6,000 to 8,000 years old. Many of the verses are from the book The Vedic Experience, by Raimundo Panikkar, available at our Minimela online store.