Gems from the Vedas

Gems from the Vedas

Compiled by Dr Yog Mahadeo

This is a special selection of verses from the four Vedas. These verses are scientific as well as emotive and would have inspired many years of thought and contemplation.

The verses included are:

Subject Matter Mantra
Apply a spiritual filter to my sensory organs. Bhadram karnebhih shrinuyam Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Mundaka, Mandukya, Prashna Upanishads
Homage to our multi-dimensional God. Tryambakam yajaamahe Rig Veda
No prayer seems adequate for my Lord Tunje-tunje ya uttare Rig Veda
Lift me up, Lord, again and again Utadevaah avaahitam Rig Veda
No amount of wealth can affect my worship Mahe chana tvaamadrivah Rig Veda
Truth is One but explained differently Ekam sat vipra bahudhaa vadanti Rig Veda
Bless me with contentment Shanno deveer abhishtaya Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Saama Veda, Atharva Veda, Garudpuraana
The water cycle Yo hatvaahim arinaat Rig Veda
We invoke Thee Ganaanaam tvaa ganapatim Rig Veda
Bless of tolerance and strength Tejo asi tejo mayi dhehi Yajur Veda
Darkness cannot overcome light Vedaahametam purusham Yajur Veda Shvetashvatar Upanishad, Taittreeya Aaranyak
Never let fear ever deter you Maa bhermaa sam-vikthaa Yajur Veda
Uplift my integrity and strength Poornaa darvi paraa pata Yajur Veda
Purify our thoughts, words and actions Vasoḥ pavitramasi shatadhaaram Yajur Veda
God is closest to the righteous ones Jaatah parena dharmanaa Saama Veda
Earn God’s favour Ime ta indra somaah Saama Veda
Genesis Brahma jagyaanam prathamam Saama Veda
Liberal blessings Vishvato daavam Saama Veda
Ever-living, ever-young Lord Archantya-arkam Saama Veda
He brings Wealth & Prosperity Bhago na chitro Saama Veda
Homage to Him and those who worship Him Namah sakhibhyah Saama Veda
Protect me, O Lord Asau te senaa Saama Veda
The necessities of life Stutaa maya varadaa Atharva Veda
He is, always was and ever will be Yo bhootam cha Atharva Veda
Please see us, Lord Namaste astu pashyata Atharva Veda
Grant me luxury, fame, excellence Annadyena yashasa Atharva Veda
I offer myself for your blessings Ojo’syojo me daa Atharva Veda