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Meaning of "Satha Rudreeyam"

Word

Satha Rudreeyam

Sanskrit

शत रुद्रियं

In General

The Sri Rudram is also called as Satha Rudreeyam or Rudra Prasnam which occurs in Taithireeya Samhitha of Krishna Yajur Veda. It has two parts namely, Namakam and Chamakam each with eleven sections. While Namakam is a prayer to Rudra to forget about his avenging fierce, fearful and horrendous form and turn himself into a peaceful form and do good to us, Chamakam on the other hand lists out the blessings to be got from a prayer to Rudra and prays Him to regulate and bless our life for a moment forgetting his anger. This also has eleven parts

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