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Mantra Pushpam: A Book of Vedic Hymns by Ramakrishna Math

Mantra Pushpam is a book of Vedic hymns compiled by Ramakrishna Math, a branch of the Ramakrishna Mission founded by Swami Vivekananda. The book contains the Sanskrit text, transliteration, translation and commentary of various mantras that are chanted during rituals and ceremonies in Hinduism. The book also explains the meaning and significance of these mantras in the light of Vedanta philosophy.

The book is available for free download in PDF format from various sources on the internet, such as[^1^] [^2^] and[^3^]. The book is optimized for easy reading and printing. The book is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the Vedic wisdom and culture.The book also introduces the reader to the various styles of Vedic chanting, which are designed to preserve the accuracy and fidelity of the oral transmission of the sacred texts. The book explains the meaning and significance of the three tones (udatta, anudatta and svarita) and the eleven modes of recitation (samhita, pada, krama, jata, mala, sikha, rekha, dhwaja, danda, ratha and ghana) that are used in different Vedic schools. The book also provides examples of musical notation and diagrams to illustrate the patterns of chanting. [^1^]

Vedic chanting is considered a masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO, as it represents one of the oldest and most continuous traditions of vocal performance in the world. Vedic chanting is not only a way of preserving the ancient wisdom and culture of India, but also a way of attaining spiritual enlightenment and harmony. The book aims to inspire the reader to appreciate and practice this sacred art of chanting. [^2^]The book also contains some quotes from the mantras and their commentaries, which illustrate the profound insights and teachings of the Vedic seers. For example, the book quotes the following mantra from the Taittiriya Upanishad, which describes the essence of Brahman, the supreme reality:

ààààà ààààààààààà àààààà à

Satyam jnanam anantam brahma.

Brahman is truth, knowledge and infinity. [^1^]

The book also quotes the following mantra from the Mantra Pushpam section of the Sama Veda, which reveals the cosmic significance of water:

à…àªà àµà ààààà ààààµà àµààààµà ààààààààªà àªààààà ààààààààà à

Apo va idam sarvam visva bhutani apah prana udanmukhah.

All this is verily water. All beings are water. The vital breaths are facing upward. [^2^]

The book also quotes the following mantra from the Sri Rudram section of the Yajur Veda, which invokes the blessings of Lord Shiva, the destroyer of evil:

àààààà à…àààà àààµàà àµààààµààààµààà ààààààµàà ààààààààààà àààààªààààààààà ààààààààààààààààà ààààààààààààààà ààààààà àà àààààààààààà ààààµààààµààà ààààààµàà ààààààà ààààààµàà ààà à

Namaste astu bhagavan visvesvaraya mahadevaya tryambakaya tripurantakaya trikalagnikalaya kalagnirudraya nilakanthaya mrtyunjayaya sarvesvaraya sadashivaya sriman mahadevaya namah.

Salutations to you, O Lord, the ruler of the universe, the great God, the three-eyed one, the destroyer of Tripura, the one who transcends the three periods of time, the one who is fire at the end of time, the one who is Rudra with fire in his mouth, the one who has a blue throat, the conqueror of death, the lord of all, the ever-auspicious one, the glorious great God. [^3^] 9160f4acd4


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