Thanks & Hindu marriage mantras, please?

Valerie J Roebuck vjroebuck at MACUNLIMITED.NET
Tue Aug 5 15:55:07 UTC 2003

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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