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Daily वेद Quote #1 द॑स्यवेवृ॑क / Sanskrit Anon 10/10/2022 (Mon) 16:47:22 ID:d76e09 No. 1934
अ॑प श्वा॑नं श्नथिष्टन। स॑कायो दीर्घजिह्वि॑यम्॥ —ऋग्वेद॑ 9.101.1cd . (This is the metrically restored version. The सं॑हिता has दीर्घजिह्व्य᳚म् with क्षैप्र॑.) . Translation: "Drive away the dog, O friends, the long-tongued (dog)!" . Word-by-word: अ॑प "away", श्वा॑नम् < श्व॑न् "dog", श्नथिष्टन < श्नथ् "drive", स॑कायस् < स॑खि "friend", दीर्घ < दीर्घ॑ "long", जिह्वि॑यम् < जिह्वा॑ "tongue". . Meter: अनुष्टु॑भ् . Context: A सो॑म sacrifice is happening and the dog is disturbing the sacrificers, possibly begging for food or begging for the सो॑म itself. . Other interpretations: Jamison connects the "long-tongued" dog with an अ॑सुरी mentioned in other Vedic texts like the जैमिनीयब्रा॑ह्मण, who defiles the sacrifice by licking it. I find this connection unlikely because of the different genders involved, and that अ॑सुरी is never described as a dog. The only connection is that both are described as "long-tongued". . Why I like the quote: I humorously say this verse to my dog when he is begging for scraps at the dinner table.
>>1934 what exactly was this dog in context of ? does this kind of imply to keep the greedy away from yourself ?
>>1935 I guess you could interpret it that way, or more broadly those who aren't fit for sacrifice. The ancient आ॑र्यs were very particular about whom they allowed to participate in the यज्ञ॑. Even देव॑s like the अश्वि॑न्s were originally अ॑सोमप (not allowed to drink सोमपीथ॑) because of their impure profession (physicians). . So basically: "drive away the sacrificially impure / the (BTW I am a nigga)rdly / the greedy" from the sacrifice. . But not everything in the ऋग्वेद॑ is purely metaphorical. The verse is also just describing a common mundane problem faced by the आ॑र्यs, keeping the sacrificial grounds free of disturbance from wild-life.
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>>1934 Don't post Vedas here, fren. Shudras have infested this board. Remeber, they are not allowed to read it.
>>1945 Poo in Vedas pajeet kys bra man
>>1945 Shut the fuck up
>>1945 And then these fags complain why shudras are converting to buddhism, Christianity
>>1945 The शूद्र॑s have already read, translated, and analyzed the वे॑द in great detail. Most of the valuable Vedic scholarship done over the past couple centuries was by शूद्र॑s. At this point, आ॑र्यs benefit from as many people having Vedic knowledge as possible, even शूद्र॑s; the era of Vedic knowledge being exclusive is gone forever.
>>1946 >>1952 Not an argument >>1953 >And then these fags complain why shudras are converting to buddhism, Christianity Is that doing them any good? Why are they still claiming reservation after converting? They never get any better treatment after conversion; just false dreams and hopes. >>1959 >Most of the valuable Vedic scholarship done over the past couple centuries was by शूद्र॑s Source? > the era of Vedic knowledge being exclusive is gone forever Which explains the downfall of our civilization. Remember, in Ram Rajya, caste system was very rigid.

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