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10.23 rudrāṇāṁ śaṅkaraś cāsmi (Original)

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rudrāṇāṁ śaṅkaraś cāsmi
vitteśo yakṣa-rakṣasām
vasūnāṁ pāvakaś cāsmi
meruḥ śikhariṇām aham

‘Of the Rudras, I am Śankara; of the Yakshas and Rakshas, I am Vitteśa; of the Vasus, I am Pāvaka; of the mountains, I am Meru.’

Of the eleven Rudras1, I am Śankara; of the Yakshas and Rakshas, I am Vitteśa=(lit: the Lord of Riches)= Vaiśravaṇa=Kubera.

Of the eight Vasus2, I am Pāvaka.

Among the mountains crowned with peaks, I am Meru.

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  1. Vāyu: Pur (1) Ajaikapād, a (2) Ahvi-bradhna, (3) Hara, (4) Nir-ṛita, (5) Īśvara, (6) Bhuvana, (7) Angarāka (8) Ardha-ketu, (9) Mṛityu, (10) Sarpa, (11) Kapālin.
  2. (1) Apa, (2)Dhruva, (3) Soma, (4) Dhava, (5) Anila, (6) Anala or Pāvaka, (7) Pratyūsha, (8) Prabhāsa. (See Vish: Pur:).

10.22 vedānāṁ sāma-vedo ’smi (Original)

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vedānāṁ sāma-vedo ’smi
devānām asmi vāsavaḥ
indriyāṇāṁ manaś cāsmi
bhūtānām asmi cetanā

‘Of the Vedas, I am Sāma-veda, of the Devas, I am Vāsava (Indra); of the senses, I am manas; of the beings, I am intelligence.’

I am the Sāma-veda, the chief among the four Vedas, Rik, Yajus, Sāma and Atharvaṇa; of the devas (celestials), I am Indra. Of the eleven senses1, the chief manas, I am. Of the beings (or living things) I am intelligence (chetanā), i.e., what is intelligence in them, I am that.

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  1. The five organs of perception, the five organs of action, and the manas=11. Vide Table, p: 257-258.