सनातन धर्म भूमिका

Meaning of "Vak"







In General

Any kind of sound is vak. It include articulate sound like that produce by living beings and in animate sound produce by nature like that of flowing water and thunder.

Organ of speech is also some time referred as Vak.

Everything we know in this world is by Vak, the medium of word and the corresponding idea; So everything in this world can be objectified as Vak. This idea is later developed in the primordial sound OM


There is a lady rishi named as Vak as composer of Rig Veda. She was daughter of Ambarani and thus called Vak Ambarani. The sukta composed by her is famous as Vak Sukta (R.V. 10.125).

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