Mantra Pushpam with English Meaning

Mantra Pushpam



Translated by P. R. Ramachander

This mantra is taken from Taithreeya Aranyakam of Yajur Veda. It is normally sung in a chorus by all the priests together after performing any Pooja or Yagna.

In summary, this stotra explains how water is the basis of this universe.



Yopam puspam veda


Puspavan prajavan pasuvan bhavati


Candramava Apam puspam


Puspavan, Prajavan pasuman bhavati


Ya Evam Veda


Yopa mayatanam Veda


Ayatanam bhavati.




He who understands the flowers of water,

He becomes the possessor of flowers, children and cattle.

Moon is the flower of the water,

He who understands this fact,

He becomes the possessor of flowers, children and cattle.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Agnirva Apamayatanam


Ayatanavan Bhavati


Yo agnerayatanam Veda


Ayatanavan bhavati


Apovagner ayatanam


Ayatanavan bhavati


Ya Evam Veda


Yopa mayatanam Veda


Ayatanavan bhavati

Fire is the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of fire,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Vayurva Apamaya tanam


Ayatanavan bhavati.


Yova Yorayatanam Veda


Ayatanavan bhavati




Apovai va yorayatanam


Ayatanavan bhavati.


Ya Evam veda


Yopamayatanam Veda


Ayatanavan Bhavati


Air is the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of air,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Asowvai tapanna pamayatanam


Ayatanavan bhavati


Yo musya tapata Ayatanan Veda


Ayatanavan bhavati


Apova Amusyatapata Ayatanam


Ayatanavan bhavati


Ya Evam Veda


Yopa mayatanam Veda


Ayatanavan bhavati

Scorching sun is the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of scorching sun,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Candrama Vama pamayatnam


Ayatanavan bhavati.


Yascandra masa Ayatanam Veda


Ayatanavan bhavati


Apovai Candra masa Ayatanam


Ayatanavan bhavati


Ya Evam Veda


Yo pamayatanam veda


Ayatanavan bhavati

Moon is the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of moon,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Nakshtrani va Apamayatanam

Ayatanavan bhavati

Yo Nakshtrana mayatanam Veda

Ayatanavan bhavati

Apovai Nakshtrana mayatanam

Ayatanavan bhavati

Ye evam Veda

Yopamaya tanam Veda

Ayatanavan bhavati

Stars are the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of stars,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Parjanyova apamayatanam

Ayatanavan bhavati

Yah parjanyasya syayatinam Veda

Ayatanavan bhavati

Apovai parjanya Syayatanam

Ayatanavan bhavati

Ye Evam veda

Yopa maya tanam Veda

Ayatanavan bhavati

Clouds are the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of clouds,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows the source of water,

Becomes established in himself,

Samvastaro Va Apamayatanam

Ayatavan bhavati

Yassavatsa rasyaya tanam Veda

Ayatavan bhavati.

Apovai samvasara ayatanam

Ayatanavan bhavati

Ya Evam veda

Yopsu Navam pratistitam veda

Pratyeva tistati

Rainy season is the source of water,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself,

Water is the source of rainy season,

He who knows this,

Becomes established in himself.

He who knows that there is a raft is available,

Becomes established in that raft.


Variation

This stanza is included in some versions of mantra Pushpam



Om thad Brahma,

Om Thad Vayu.

Om Thad Athma

Om Thad Sathyam

Om That Sarvam

Om That puror nama

Om it is Brahma

Om it is air

Om it is the soul

Om it is the truth

Om it is everything

Om salutations to that Purusha


Anthascharathi bhootheshu Guhyam Viswa Murthishu

That which is inside all beings secretly is that Universal God

Thvam Yajna

Thwam vashatkara

Thwam Indra

Thvam vayu

Thvam Rudra

Vishnus thvam

Brahmasthvam

Thvam prajapati

Om Thadhapa apo jyothi raso amrutham brahma bhur bhuvasuvarom

You are the fire sacrifice,

You are the the personification of Vedic sacrifice

You are the Indra

You are the air

You are the Rudra

You are the Vishnu

You are the Brahma

You are the Lord of all beings

Om water is light, the essence is the nectar and the concept of Brahma is in all the seven worlds.

Ending stanza

This last stanza is normally recited by priests while giving back prasada after performing an Archana in all temples


Rajadhi rajaya Prasahya Sahine


Namo Vayam Vai Sravanaya Kurmahe

Samekaman Kama Kamaya mahyam

Kamesvaro Vai Sravano dadatu

Kuberaya Vai Sravanaya

Maha rajaya Namah.

King of kings, we praise thee,

Who is the giver of all victories,

Who is the fulfiller of all desires,

Please bless me with wealth,

To fulfill all our desires,

Oh, Kubera[2], we praise thee,

Salutations to the king of kings.

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