Tryambakahoma

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Tryambakahoma is a minor rite forming the last part of the Sākamedha sacrifice. It consists in making an offering of cakes in a palāśa leaf at the crossroad of the village or town with the famous mantra tryambakam yajāmahe.[1] addressed to Rudra-Siva.


References

  1. Vājasaneyi Samhitā 3.6
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore