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By Swami Harshananda

Sukta literally means ‘well-said’.

The sukta is a hymn of the Rgveda comprising several ṛks.[1] Some of the famous suktas are:

  1. Purusasukta
  2. Visnusukta
  3. Srisukta
  4. Nāsadiyasukta
  5. Etc.


  1. Ṛks means verses.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore