SB 3.12.37

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Third Canto - Chapter 12: Creation of the Kumāras and Others
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 37

maitreya uvāca
ṛg-yajuḥ-sāmātharvākhyān
vedān pūrvādibhir mukhaiḥ
śāstram ijyāṁ stuti-stomaṁ
prāyaścittaṁ vyadhāt kramāt


SYNONYMS

maitreyaḥ uvāca—Maitreya said; ṛk-yajuḥ-sāma-atharva—the four Vedas; ākhyān—of the name; vedān—Vedic literatures; pūrva-ādibhiḥ—beginning with the front; mukhaiḥ—by the mouths; śāstram—Vedic hymns not pronounced before; ijyām—priestly rituals; stuti-stomam—the subject matter of the reciters; prāyaścittam—transcendental activities; vyadhāt—established; kramāt—one after another.


TRANSLATION

Maitreya said: Beginning from the front face of Brahmā, gradually the four Vedas—Ṛk, Yajur, Sāma and Atharva—became manifest. Thereafter, Vedic hymns which had not been pronounced before, priestly rituals, the subject matters of the recitation, and transcendental activities were all established, one after another.


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