A daily collection of verses from the Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scripture
This bright jewel of the sky rises--limitless his vision! Far is his goal; he hastens on resplendent. Now, animated by the Sun, earth's people can go about their business and perform their tasks.
Rig Veda VII, 63, 4
He is the never-created, creator of all: He knows all. He is pure consciousness, the creator of time, all-powerful, all-knowing. He is the Lord of the soul and of nature and of the three conditions of nature. From Him comes the transmigration of life and liberation, bondage in time and freedom in eternity.
Krishna Yajur Veda, Svetasvatara Upanishad 6.16. upm, 96
He follows, like an eagle with flight unswerving, the course designed for him by the Immortals. Directly the sun rises, Mitra and Varuna, we are eager to serve you with worship and oblations.
Rig Veda VII, 63, 5
May Mitra, Varuna, Aryaman, grant us freedom and space enough for us and for our children! May we find pleasant pathways, good to travel! Preserve us evermore, O Gods, with blessings!
Rig Veda VII, 63, 6
Like ornaments vying for the neck of a winner, like the cries of men contending for light, so our songs strive for Soma who, in accordance with his choice, is purified by waters as a sage. His wisdom is like an enclosure for the rearing of cattle.
Rig Veda IX, 94, 1
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.