Thanks & Hindu marriage mantras, please?

Herman Tull hwtull at MSN.COM
Tue Aug 5 20:37:24 UTC 2003

One source is AV 14.49 ff.; see Pandey, Hindu Samskaras

Herman Tull
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  From: Valerie J Roebuck 
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  This looks like a variation on the verse in Brhadaranyaka VI.4.20.

  Valerie J Roebuck
  Manchester, UK

  At 1:29 pm +0200 5/8/03, Artur Karp wrote:

  >Be, please, patient with me and help me with locating the source of the
  >famous mantra used during the marriage ceremony (panigrahana).
  >This I am, that art thou,
  >That indeed, art thou, this, yea, This I am.
  >I, the heaven, thou, the earth,
  >I am saman, thou are rik,
  >Let us marry, let us marry here.
  >Let us join together and beget our little ones,
  >Loving each other, desirous of moral splendour,
  >With genial minds and hearts,
  >Thus, yea, thus may we live,
  >Through a hundred autumns.

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