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Japa or repetition of Vedic mantras or passages is said to purify a person. One of such well-known passages is the Rudra or the Rudrādhyāya.<ref>Taittiriya Samhitā 4.5.1-11</ref> Since the Yajurveda has 102 śākhās or recensions and since this Rudra appears in all of them, it has been designated as Śatarudriya<ref>Śata means one hundred.</ref> also.
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[[Japa]] or repetition of Vedic mantras or passages is said to purify a person. One of such well-known passages is the Rudra or the Rudrādhyāya.<ref>[[Taittiriya Samhitā]] 4.5.1-11</ref> Since the [[Yajurveda]] has 102 [[Śākhās|śākhās]] or recensions and since this Rudra appears in all of them, it has been designated as Śatarudriya<ref>Śata means one hundred.</ref> also.
  
  
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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Latest revision as of 14:41, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Satarudriya, Zatarudriya, shatarudriya


Japa or repetition of Vedic mantras or passages is said to purify a person. One of such well-known passages is the Rudra or the Rudrādhyāya.[1] Since the Yajurveda has 102 śākhās or recensions and since this Rudra appears in all of them, it has been designated as Śatarudriya[2] also.


References

  1. Taittiriya Samhitā 4.5.1-11
  2. Śata means one hundred.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore