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Sama Veda

Sama Veda

Sama Veda is one of the structuring dynamics of Rk Veda. It highlights the quality of FLOWING WAKEFULNESS involved in structuring Rk Veda. With reference to consciousness, Sama Veda comprises the specific sets of laws of Nature that are engaged in promoting the quality of Rishi — the observer, the witnessing quality — within Samhita level of consciousness, providing a structure to the eternally silent, self-referral, self-sufficient, fully awake state of consciousness, which is intimately personal to everyone. (complete table of qualities)

Sama Veda is the sum total of all that is pertaining to Samhita with a predominance of Rishi — observer value. Sama Veda represents the totality of the sensory systems and perceptual apparatus, including receptors, channels, pathways, and the structures involved in organizing, maintaining balance, and identifying and decoding inputs and information.

The wakeful physiology receives all the flow of experience through these channels. They sustain the quality of flowing wakefulness.

Human Physiology: Expression of Veda and the Vedic Literature — Prof. Tony Nader-Ram in Human Physiology: Expression of Veda and the Vedic Literature,
pp. 66
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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
on the importance of
regular practice of the
Transcendental Meditation technique:

The self-referral process of evolution, displaying self-referral dynamism due to Rishi, Devata, and Chhandas, and eternally maintaining this dynamism on the eternally silent ground of Samhita, presents the coexistence of eternal silence and eternal dynamism within the nature of self-referral consciousness — dynamism and silence coexisting within the nature of Transcendental Consciousness.

The structure of Veda, the sequential unfoldment of sound, which at the same time is the sequential unfoldment of the form (of the sound), is the sequential unfoldment of Shruti, that which is heard by self-referral consciousness, and Darshana, that which is seen by self-referral consciousness.

Introduction to Maharishi Vedic University, pp. 316-317
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Sama Veda Yajur Veda Atharva Veda Shiksha Kalp Vyakaran Nirukt Chhand Jyotish Atharva Veda Pratishakhya (Chaturadhyayi) Krishna-Yajur-Veda Pratishakhya (Taittiriya) Sama Veda Pratishakhya (Pushpa Sutram) Atharva Veda Pratishakhya Shukl-Yajur-Veda Pratishakhya Rk Veda Pratishakhya Itihas Puran Smriti Brahmana Aranyak Upanishad Nyaya Vaisheshik Samkhya Yoga Karma Mimansa Vedant Gandharva Veda Dhanur Veda Sthapatya Veda Harita Samhita Bhel Samhita Kashyap Samhita Charak Samhita Sushrut Samhita Vagbhatt Samhita Bhava-Prakash Samhita Sharngadhar Samhita Madhav Nidan Samhita