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Thursday, August 02, 2012

The seven Vyaahritis


The seven Vyaahritis
The sevem vyaahritis are  भूः   भुवः सुवः  महः जनः तपः सत्यं
         om bhū   om bhuva om suva  om maha om jana om tapa om satya  each prefixed by  pranavaM.
 Each of the vyaahriti has a separate Rishi, chandas and devata. 
They are respectively :
        Rishis  Atri, Bhrigu, Kutsa, Vasishta, Gautama, Kasyapa and Angiras.  Chandas.. Gayatri, Ushnik, Anushtup, Brihatee, Pankti, Trishtup and Jagatee.
The deities are Agni, Vayu, Arka, Vageesa, Varuna Indra and Viswedevas. 
          The body parts where the seven vyahritis are to be  touched for nyasa(anganyasa) are..
 Bhuu.. Feet. BhuvaH.. ankles, SuvaH.. calves, MahaH ..stomach,
JanaH .. Throat. TapaH, .. face  and Satyam… head,
and while chanting the seven  Vyahritis we should meditate that each of them is present in the respective body portioned mentioned.
The seven vyahritis have to be  pictured in our mind as follows.
श्वेतश्याम पीतपिशङ्ग लोहित नील कनक वर्ण्णाः अभयाक्ष स्रक् पात्र वरदहस्ताः सपवित्र चतुर्हस्ताः स्रक्चन्दनालङ्कृताः  सर्वाभरणभूषिताः सोपवीताः सजटाः ध्यात्वा--
śvetaśyāma pītapiśaga lohita nīla kanaka varṇṇā abhayāka srak pātra varadahastā sapavitra caturhastā srakcandanālak  sarvābharaabhūitā sopavītā sajaā dhyātvā—
They have the respective colurs..White, black, yellow, copperish colour, red, blue and golden.   Each vyahriti has four hands wearing pavitrams.. and each on the repective hands carry  Abhayamudra, Akshamaalaa, Jalapatram and varadhaana mudra.   Each is wearing sandal paste and fragarant and multicoloured garlands,  adorned with all suitable ornaments, and having the holy threads (upaveetham) and matted hairs.

further details on vyahritis and on gayatri will be published on daily basis.