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The Vedas are the Scriptures of the Hindus, transmitted Orally for over Five
Thousand years.

These are Four in Number and each of them are divided into Four portions,

Rig V eda Ma n t r a on A g n i,Fir e

Samhita,which consists predominantly of Hymns. Bahmnanas, which mainly


speak of duties to be performed by a House-holder,

Aranyakas, which contain instructions to be followed when one retires to forest


and meditates on The Reality and

The Upanishads, which are inquiries into the Nature of the elf and/Reality.

For more on Vedas please read pots filed under Indian Philosophy/Hinduism.
Samhitas mean Compilation of Knowledge.

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The Samhitas andBrahmanas form the Karma-Kanda segment of


the Vedas and deals with ceremonial rites and rituals, whilst
the Aranyakas and theUpanishads form the Gyan-Kanda segment of
the Vedas and focus on philosophy and spiritualism.

The Samhitas form the first part of each of the four Vedas. As Samhita is
the collection of the mantras, so sometimes Samhitas are referred to
as Mantras. Most of these mantras or hymns are concerned with nature
and deities.

The Samhitas are named after the Vedas they belong to, for example RigSamhitas or Rig-Veda-Samhitas will refer to Samhitas ofRigveda.
Rig-Samhitas consist of mantras known as Richas.
Sam-Samhitas consist of mantras in the form of songs, which are
meant for liturgy.
Yajur-Samhitas consist of mantras composed in the form of poems and
prose.
Atharva-Samhitas consist of mantras meant for routine rites and
rituals.
Every Veda contains Mantras / Suktas sUkta n. Vedic hymn
sUkta n. song of praise
sUkta adj. well or properly said or recited
sUkta adj. well said
sUkta n. wise saying
Vedic Suktas:

A Suktam is a part or portion of Vedic verses in praise of a Deity or group of


Deities to please accordingly, and to have a desire fulfilled.
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Many Suktas are simple Prayers without any specific mundane goal, the goal
being Self Realization.

Each Mantra is of any of these three types.

Rik- Metrical and obeys one of any 100 defined Meters, Verse of Illumination.

Yajur Mantra is Prose.

Sama is detailed rhythmic singing of A Mantra.

Rig Veda and Atharva Veda have only Rks.

Yajur has both Rk and Yajur(Prose)

There are common verses in both Rig Veda and Yajur Veda Samhitas.

Rig Veda Samhita.

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This is the oldest Vedic text, as also the largest.

It comprises of 10552 mantras in 1028 hymns (=Suktas).

The hymns are divided amongst 10 books called the mandalas.

Mandala 9 has 114 hymns address to Soma. Mandalas 1 and 10 are considered
later additions, for most part.

The Rigveda Samhita is often also divided into 8 parts called Ashtakas which
are further divided into 8 chapters each.

Thus, there are 64 chapters according to this classification, which is later than
the Mandala scheme.

Sama Veda Samhitas have 1875 Riks.

Yajur Veda.

Shukla Yajur has 3988 Mantras.

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Krishna Yajur 700 Mantras.

Atharva Veda Samhita Atharvaveda Samhitas are Shaunakiya and Paippalada.

The former has 5977 mantras arranged in 20 books called kandas while the
latter has approximately 7950 mantras arranged in as many kandas.

List of Suktas.
From Rigveda
aa no bhadraa suukta
aayushya suukta
aghamarshhaNa suukta
Agni Suktam [09:11]
akshiibhyam te suukta
Alakshmee Naashana Suktam [01:18]
Ambhrnee Suktam [02:33]
Anna Suktam [14:49]
Apratiratham,
Baliththaa Suktam [01:42]..10
Bhagya Suktam [02:07]
bhUsUkta
Brahma,
Brahmanaagni Suktam [01:20]
Brahmanaspati,
Dasa Shanti
devIsukta
Dhruva Suktam [02:32]
Durgasuktam
duurvaa suukta..20
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Ganapathy Suktam [18:48]


Gharma Suktam [02:50]
Ghosashanthi
Gnana Suktam [03:32]
Go Suktam [02:45]
Hiranyagarbha Suktam [03:10]
Keshee Suktam [01:42]
Kumara,
Manyu Suktam [04:30]
Manyu Suktam [07:18].30
medha suukta
mruttikaa suukta
Nakshatra Suktam [10:04]
nArAyaNasUkta
nAsadIya sUkta
Nashta Dravya Prapti Suktam [01:51]
Nathamamhona Suktam [02:12]
Navagraha Mantraha [08:42]
niiLaa suukta
Oshadhi Suktam [05:25]..40
Pancha Suktam
Panchashanthi
Patanga Suktam [01:15]
Pavamaana Suktam [02:50]
Purusha Suktam [03:53]
Raja Yakshma Naashana Suktam [01:40]
Rakshogna Suktam [10:16]
Rathree Suktam [01:34]
Rishabha Suktam [01:24]
roganirvaaNa suukta..50
Rudra Suktam [11:39]
sa.nGYAnasUkta
Samudra Suktam [03:28]
sarasvatii suukta
Saraswathi Suktam [09:50]
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Sarpa,
Shanti Mantraha [22:27]
shrI sUkta
Sowra Suktam [14:00]
Sraddha Suktam [01:26]60
Srisuktam
trisuparNa mantra
Vaastu Suktam [01:38]
Vaayu Suktam [01:24]
Varunasuktam
Vishnu Suktam1 [11:17]
Vishnu Suktam2 [00:44]
Viswakarma Suktam [03:52]
Vivaha Mantraha [11:46]
Yakshma Naashana Suktam [01:44]70
(FrommahaanaaraayaNopanishhat)
duurvaa suukta
mruttikaa suukta
aghamarshhaNa suukta
trisuparNa mantra (to be chanted during serving of food)
Citations. Vedic Samhitas Brahmanas pdf. Sanskrit documents
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