BaijavApa grihya sutra – The lost grihya sutra of shukla yajur veda

Apart from famous pAraskara grihya sutra , their was another grihya sutra ( baijavApa grihya sutra ) followed by some of shukla yajurvedins. Some fragments have been preserved of a baijavApa grihya sutra .The charanvyuha ( famously known as kAtIya  charanvyuha among followers of shukla yajur veda ) mentions the  baijavApa as one of the  fifteen divisions of the shukla yajur veda . References to the kalpa sutra of this school are made by bhatta kumArila (8th cent.) [ see tantravArtika 1.3.10 ] and pit~ru bhuti (probably 9th cent.), and its grihya sutra is extensively quoted by several authors between the 11th and 16th centuries,some  among them are  aparArka  (first half of the 12th century) , hemAnda pandit ( author of hemAdri / chaturvarga chintAmani ), unknown author of kratyakalpatarU .
Among modern writers this sutra is quoted in samskAra ratnamAla of bhatta gopinAtha dikshIta.
All possible fragments I was able to collect are given below.
image

image

image

image

image
image

image

image

image

image

Animesh’s blog

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s