ISKCON OF BERGEN COUNTY

in New Jersey

9.16
00:00 / 01:04

ahaṁ kratur ahaṁ yajñaḥ
svadhāham aham auṣadham
mantro ’ham aham evājyam
aham agnir ahaṁ hutam

aham — I; kratuḥ — Vedic ritual; aham — I; yajñaḥ — smṛti sacrifice; svadhā — oblation; aham — I; aham — I; auṣadham — healing herb; mantraḥ — transcendental chant; aham — I; aham — I; eva — certainly; ājyam — melted butter; aham — I; agniḥ — fire; aham — I; hutam — offering.

But it is I who am the ritual, I the sacrifice, the offering to the ancestors, the healing herb, the transcendental chant. I am the butter and the fire and the offering.

Synonyms

Translation

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अहं क्रतुरहं यज्ञ: स्वधाहमहमौषधम् ।
मन्‍त्रोऽहमहमेवाज्यमहमग्न‍िरहं हुतम् ॥ १६ ॥