A daily collection of verses from the Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scripture
May happiness await you with your children! Watch o'er this house as mistress of the home. Unite yourself wholly with your husband. Thus authority in speech till old age will be yours.
Rig Veda X, 85, 27
Dark blue and red is the magic sign which clings so closely. The kinsmen of the bride prosper; the husband is bound with bonds.
Rig Veda X, 85, 28
Cast away the dirty robe! Distribute the treasure among the priests! This magic sign, assuming feet, approaches the husband in guise of a wife!
Rig Veda X, 85, 29
Ugly his body, of lurid hue, if with evil intent the husband covers his member with the robe of his bride.
Rig Veda X, 85, 30
The diseases that belong to her own people and follow in the wake of the bridal procession-- these may the worshipful Gods despatch hence to the place from which they came!
Rig Veda X, 85, 31
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.