Mantram-s-1,2. Lineage of teachers :
Atharvane yam pravadeta brahma-tharva
tam purova-cangire brahma-vidyam
sa bharadvajaya satyavahaya
praha bharadvajo-ngirase paravaram.
atharvane = to Atharva;
yam = which;
pravadeta = taught;
Brahma = Brahmaji;
atharva = Atharva;
tam = that;
pura = in ancient days;
uvaca = said;
angire = to Angi;
brahma-vidyam = to Knowledge of Reality;
sah =m He;
bharadvajaya = of Bharadvaja family;
satyavahaya = to Satyavaha;
praha = said;
bharadvajah = Bharadvaja (one born in Bharadvaja family clan);
angirase = to Angira;
para-varam = from greater to lesser (Guru to Sishya/ Master to Disciple).
"The very knowledge which Brahmaji taught to Atharva, he taught it to Angi in ancient days :
and he taught it to Rishi Satyavaha --- of the Bharadvaja clan and Satyavaha taught it to Anigira ---
the knowledge was so handed down from the greater ( Teacher ) to the lesser ( Student )."
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