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Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Such traditions of Vedic chant are often considered the oldest unbroken oral tradition in existence, the fixation of the Vedic texts samhitas as preserved dating to roughly the time of Homer early Iron Age.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: All hymns in each Veda were recited in this way; for example, all 1, hymns with 10, verses of the Rigveda was preserved in this way.

Prodigious energy was expended by ancient Indian culture in ensuring that these texts were transmitted from generation to generation with inordinate fidelity. This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat Each text was recited in a number of ways, to ensure that the different methods of recitation acted as a cross check on the other. They are comprised rather of tonally accented verses and hypnotic, abstruse melodies whose proper realizations rkdra oral instead of visual transmission. The shakhas thus have the purpose of preserving knowledge of uttering divine sound originally cognized by the rishis.

Chronology of Hindu texts. Katyayana likens speech to the supreme Brahman.

Karma Ghanapatha or the “Bell” mode of chanting is so called because the words are repeated back and forth in a bell shape. Retrieved 29 August These extraordinary retention techniques guaranteed the most perfect canon not just in terms of unaltered word order but also in terms of sound. Mantrasor sacred sounds, are used to pierce through sensual, mental and intellectual levels of existence all lower strata of consciousness for the purpose of purification and spiritual enlightenment.


The sonority irama to Vedic chanting is enhanced in Ghana. The students are first taught to memorize the Vedas using simpler methods like continuous recitation samhita pathaword by word recitation pada patha in which compounds sandhi are dissolved and krama patha words are arranged in the pattern of ab bc cd They assert that the entire cosmic creation began with sound: Thus, a ghanapaathin has learnt the chanting of the scripture up to the advanced stage pqtha ghana. A pathin is a scholar who has mastered the pathas.

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Wayne Howard noted in the preface of his book, Veda Recitation in Varanasi”The four Vedas Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva are not ‘books’ in the usual sense, though within the past hundred years each veda has appeared in several printed editions.

The insistence on preserving pronunciation and accent as accurately as possible is related to the belief that the potency of the mantras lies in their sound when pronounced.

Part of a series on Hinduism Hindu History Concepts. The samhita, pada and krama pathas can be described as the natural recitation styles or prakrutipathas. The ultimate authority in Vedic matters is never the printed page but rather the few members By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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The Vedanta -sutras add that ultimate liberation comes from sound as well anavrittih shabdat. Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat summarizes this as follows: The remaining 8 modes of chanting are classified as complex recitation styles or Vikrutipathas as they involve reversing of the word order.


He who is well versed in the Word-Brahman, attains to the Supreme Brahman. Rules of chanting – Sanskrit grammar series 2 PDF. The backward chanting of words does not alter the meanings in the Vedic Patga language.

They are robbed of their essence when transferred to paper, for without the human element the innumerable nuances and fine intonations — inseparable and necessary components of all four compilations — are lost completely.

Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. In Jatapatha, the words are braided together, so to speak, and recited back and forth.

Sri Rudra Krama Patha

He uses the Rigvedic verse — “Four are its horns, three its feet, two its heads, and seven its hands, roars loudly the threefold-bound bull, rkdra great god enters mortals” Rig-Veda, iv.

These are usually patga with intuitive svara marks – an underline for lower tone, a small vertical line above the letter for a higher tone and two vertical lines for Deergha Svarita. The various pathas or recitation styles are designed to allow the complete and perfect memorization of the text and its pronunciation, including the Vedic pitch accent.

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Katyayana explains that in the verse, the “four horns” are the four kinds of words i. Glossary of Hinduism terms Hinduism portal. Portions of the Vedantic literature elucidate the use of sound as a spiritual tool.

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