A daily collection of verses from the Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scripture
From the southern direction, from the western direction, from the northern direction, from the depths below, from the heights above, I summon a blessings to the glory of this House. Praise to the Gods, the praiseworthy, forever and ever!
Atharva Veda IX, 3, 26-31
First, now, I call upon the Lord, as merchant upon Merchant. May he come and be our example! May he drive away those that would harm us, the robber and the wild beast! May he, all-powerful, grant me riches!
Atharva Veda III, 15, 1
Many are the paths of the Gods, winding heavenward. May they stream for me with favors, bringing me milk and butter! Thus in my business may I succeed and accumulate treasure!
Atharva Veda III, 15, 2
I offer this wood and this butter in your honor, O Lord, with a prayer for energy and strength. These sacred words I now chant with all my devotion, to win by this hymn a hundredfold.
Atharva Veda III, 15, 3
Please pardon, O Lord, our hardness, our long travels for gain. May we purchase and sell with profit! May the barter of goods make us prosperous! Good luck to our journeys! Have regard, both Gods, to our offering.
Atharva Veda III, 15, 4
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.