Traditionally this Vedic hymn is chanted at the end of a ceremony as a final offering with flowers. The essence of the Vedas can be experienced through this chant. Moving through the various elements that surround us; water, fire, wind, sun, moon, stars…
This mantra is from the Taittiriya Aranyakam of the Yajur Veda.
We will be going through the chant and learning it word by word, verse by verse following the rules of Vedic chanting. Understanding that this is only which is experienced and not translated therefore we will conclude the class with a discussion around the deeper ideas or concepts around this piece.