Mundakopanishad : Lineage of teachers : Mantram-1.





Mundaka-Upanishad :


Chapter-1,

Section-1,

Mantram-s-1,2. Lineage  of  teachers :


Mantram-1.



Om  Brahma  devanam  prathamah  sambabhuva

visvasya  karta  bhuvanasya  gopta

sa  brahma-vidyam  sarva-vidya-pratistham

atharvaya  jyestha-putraya  praha.



om  brahma  =  Brahmaji;

devanam  =  of  the  Gods;

prathamah  =  being  the  first;

sambabhuva  =  born;

visvasya  =  of  the  Universe;

karta  =  Creator;

bhuvanasya  =  of  the  world;

gopta  =  protector;

sah  =  He;

brahma-vidyam  =  knowledge  of  Reality;

sarva-vidya-pratistham  =  the  knowledge  of  all  knowledges,  the  foundation  of  all  sciences;

atharvaya  =  to  Atharva;

jyestha-putraya  =  to  his  eldest  son;

praha  =  said ( gave out ).


"Of  the  Gods,  Brahmaji,  the  Creator  and  the  protector  of  the  Universe,  was  self-born  fitst.  He  gave  out  the  knowledge  of  all  knowledges,  the  foundation  for  all  sciences,  to  his  own  eldest  son  Atharva."  

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