Narayana sukta

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Narayana Sukta

"Whatever all this universe is,
seen or heard of—pervading all this,
from inside and outside alike,
stands supreme the Eternal Divine Being (Narayana).[1]

The Narayana Sukta is a hymn in Yajurveda. Some commentators see it as a mystical appendix to the Purusha sukta.[2][3] Narayana, in Hinduism, is considered as thousand-headed one, thousand-eyed, and thousand-limbed and this hymn is a sung to worship Narayana, the universal Self which is identified with the Trimurti, the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.[4]

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  1. ^ Translation from Verse 5 of the Narayana sukta.
  2. ^ David Frawley (16 September 2010). Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound: Secret of Seed (Bija) Mantras. Lotus Press. pp. 158–. ISBN 978-0-910261-94-4. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  3. ^ The Significance of the Narayana Sukta in Daily Invocations by Swami Krishnananda.
  4. ^ Farrand, Thomas Ashley. Chakra Mantras: Liberate Your Spiritual Genius Through Chanting. Weiser Books, 2006. ISBN 1578633672. P. 40.

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