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Nasadiya Sukta - Part 06

Sloka 6

Continued from Part 5
ko addhA veda ka iha pravochat kut AjAtA kut iyaM visRuShTiH |
arvAgdevA asya visarjanena athA ko veda yata AbabhUva || 6 ||

ko addhA veda ?
ka iha pravochat ?
kut AjAtA ?
kut iyaM visRuShTiH ?
arvAgdevA asya visarjanAya athA.
ko veda yata AbabhUva ?

How can this be know with certainty? (Who can tell this to us with certainty?)
Who here can tell us?
From where was it born?
From where was it released/ projected?
The Gods came subsequent (to this creation).
How then can the (birth of) this world/ universe (existence) be known? (Who then knows (about the) birth of this world/ universe? (existence))

Words used in Sandhi Analysis
ko - Oh no! / a prefix related to ku where originally ku signified how
addhA - in this way/ manifestly/ truly/ most certainly
veda - knowledge / to know
ka - who
iha - here
pravachan - exposition
ajAta - unborn
kutaH - from where? why?
iyam - this
visRSht - released / sent forth
arvAk - State of being more modern
asya - of this
atha - then / thereupon
yat - that/ which
yata - given
sRjanaa - new creativity

To be continued in Part 7

Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay (2011)


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