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पुरुष-सूक्तम्
पूर्व-नारायणम् उत्तर-नारायणम्

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Puruṣa Sūktam appearing in each of the Vedas is here shown from Kṛṣṇa-Yajur-Veda in its Taittirīya-Āraṇyaka version. Text and svara markings are per Mantrapushpam published by Ramakrishna Math.

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Here chanted slowly by Narasimha Bhatta (net access to YouTube required):
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ओं, तच् छं॒ योर् आवृ॑णीमहे। गा॒तुं य॒ज्ञाय॑। गा॒तुं य॒ज्ञ-प॑तये। दैवी᳚ स्व्-अ॒स्तिर् अ॑स्तु नः। स्व्-अ॒स्ति मानु॑षेभ्यः। ऊ॒र्ध्वं जि॑गातु भेष॒जम्। शं नो॑ अस्तु द्वि॒-पदे᳚। शं चतु॑ष्-पदे। ओं शान्तिः॒ शान्तिः॒ शान्तिः॑॥

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Om; sahasra-śīras, puruṣa. sahasra-akṣa, sahasra-pād.
tad, bhūmi, viśvatas, vṛtvā. ati-sthā, daśa-aṅgula.

Om; tad, śam, yos (or śaṃyu, vocative), ā-√vṛ. Gātum (√gai, infinitive), yajña. Gātum, yajña-pati. Daivī, su-asti, √as, asmad. Su-asti, mānuṣa. Ūrdhvam, √gā, bheṣaja. Śam, asmad, √as, dvi-pad. Śam, catur-pad. Om, śānti, śānti, śānti.

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Om; sahasra-śīras, puruṣa. sahasra-akṣa, sahasra-pād.
tad, bhūmi, viśvatas, vṛtvā. ati-sthā, daśa-aṅgula.

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puruṣa, eva, idam, sarva. yad, bhūta, yad, ca, bhavya.
uta, a-mṛtatva, īśāna. yad, anna, ati-√ruh.

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etāvat, idam, mahiman. atas, vyāyas, ca, pūruṣa.
pāda, idam, viśva, bhūta. tri-pād, idam, a-mṛta, dyu.

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tri-pād, ūrdhva, ud-√i, puruṣa. pāda, idam, iha, ā-bhava (=ā-sarga, or =√bhū Vedic for ‘ā-bhav-at’), punar.
tatas, viṣvac, vi-√kram. sa-aśana-an-aśana, abhi.

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tad, virāj, √jan. virāj, adhi, pūruṣa.
tad, jāta, ati-√ric. paścāt, bhūmi, ath-u, puras.

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yad, puruṣa, havis. deva, yajña, √tan.
vasanta, idam, √as, ājya. grīṣma, idhma, śarad, havis.

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saptan, idam, √as, paridhi. tri, saptan, samidh, kṛta.
deva, yad, yajña, tanvāna. √bandh, puruṣa, paśu.

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tad, yajña, barhis, pra-√ukṣ. puruṣa, jāta, agratas.
tad, deva, √yaj. sādhya, ṛṣi, ca, yad.

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tad, yajña, sarva-hut. saṃbhuta, pṛṣat, ājya.
paśu, tad, √kṛ, vāyavya. āraṇya, grāmya, ca, yad.

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tad, yajña, sarva-hut. ṛc, sāman, √jan.
chandas, √jan, tad. yajus, tad, √jan.

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tad, aśva, √jan. yad, kim, ca, ubhayā-dat.
go, ha, √jan, tad. tad, jāta, aja-avi.

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yad, puruṣa, vi-√dhā. kati-dhā, vi-√kḷp?
mukha, kim, idam, kim, bāhu? kim, ūru, pāda, √vac?

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brāhmaṇa, idam, mukha, √as. bāhu, rājanya, kṛta.
ūru, tad, idam, yad, vaiśya. pad, śudra, √jan.

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candras, manas, jāta. cakṣu, sūrya, √jan.
mukha, indra, ca, agni, ca. prāṇa, vāyu, √jan.

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nābhi, √as, antar-ikṣa. śīrṣan, dyu, sam-√vṛt.
pad, bhūmi, diś, śrotra. tathā, loka, √kḷp.

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√vid, asmad, etad, puruṣa, mahat. āditya-varṇa, tamas, tu, pāre.
sarva, rūpa, vicitya, dhīra. nāman, kṛtvā, abhivadat, yad, √ās.

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dātṛ, purastāt, yad, ud-ā-√hṛ. śakra, pravidvas, pradiś, catasṛ.
tad, evam, vidvas, a-mṛta, iha, √bhū. na, anya, panthan, ayana, √vid.

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yajña, yajña, √yaj, deva. tad, dharma, prathama, √as.
tad, ha, na-a-ka, mahiman, √sac. yatra, pūrva, sādhya, √as, deva.
Om, namas, nārāyaṇa.

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ap, sambhūta, pṛthivī, rasa, ca. visva-karman, sam-√vṛt, adhi.
tad, tvaṣṭhṛ, vidadhat, rūpa, √i. tad, puruṣa, viśva, ā-jāna, agre.

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√vid, asmad, etad, puruṣa, mahat. āditya-varṇa, tamas, parastāt.
tad, evam, vidvas, a-mṛta, iha, √bhū. na, anya, panthan, √vid, ayana.

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prajā-pati, √car, garbha, antar. a-jāyamāna, bahudhā, vi-√jan.
tad, dhīra, pari-√jñā, yoni. marīci, pada, √iṣ, vedhas.

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yad, deva, ā-√tap. Yad, deva, puras-hita.
purva, yad, deva, jāta. Namas, ruca, brāhmī.

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ruca, brahma, janayat. deva, agre, tad, √brū.
yad, yuṣmad, evam, brāhmaṇa, √vid. tad, deva, √as (Vedic for ‘ā-s-an’), vaśa.

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hrī, ca, tad, lakṣmī, ca, patnī. ahar-rātra, pārśva.
nakṣatra, rūpa. aśvin, vyātta.
iṣṭha, √man (iṣ-Aorist stem in 9th class Imperative Vedic). adas, √man. sarva, √man.

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Om, śānti, śānti, śānti.

॥इति पुरुष-सूक्तं समाप्तम्॥