अश्वमेध यज्ञ

vaidik yajnoan mean ashvamedh yajn ka mahattvapoorn sthan hai. yah mahakratuoan mean se ek hai.

  • rrigved mean isase sambandhit do mantr haian.
  • shatapath brahman[1] mean isaka vishad varnan prapt hota hai.
  • taittiriy brahman[2],
  • katyayaniy shrotasootr[3],
  • apastamb:[4],
  • ashvalayan[5],
  • shankhayan[6] tatha doosare saman granthoan mean isaka varnan prapt hota hai.
  • mahabharat[7] mean maharaj yudhishthir dvara kauravauan par vijay prapt karane ke pashchath pap mochanarth kiye gaye ashvamedh yajn ka vishad varnan hai.

ashvamedh mukhyat: rajanitik yajn tha aur ise vahi samrat kar sakata tha, jisaka adhipaty any sabhi naresh manate the. apastamb: mean likha hai:[8] sarvabhaum raja ashvamedh kare asarvabhaum kadapi nahian. yah yajn usaki vistrit vijayoan, sampoorn abhilashaoan ki poorti evan shakti tatha samrajy ki vriddhi ka dyotak hota tha.

yajn ka prarambh

  • digvijay-yatra ke pashchath saphaly mandit hone par is yajn ka anushthan hota tha. aitarey brahman[9] is yajn ke karane vale maharajoan ki soochi prastut karata hai, jinhoanne apane rajyarohan ke pashchath prithvi ko jita evan is yajn ko kiya. is prakar yah yajn samrat ka pramukh kartavy samajha jane laga. janata isamean bhag lene lagi evan isaka paksh dharmik ki apeksha adhik samajik hota gaya. vakchatury, shastrarth adi ke pradarshan ka isamean samavesh hua. is prakar is yajn ne doosare shrot yajnoan se bhinn roop grahan kar liya.
  • yajn ka prarambh basant athava grishm rritu mean hota tha tatha isake poorv prarambhik anushthanoan mean pray: ek varsh ka samay lagata tha. sarvapratham ek ayukt ashv chuna jata tha. yajn stambh mean baandhane ke pratikatmak kary se mukt kar ise snan karaya jata tha tatha ek varsh tak abandh dau dane tatha boodhe gho doan ke sath khelane diya jata tha. isake pashchath isaki digvijay yatra prarambh hoti thi. isake sir par jay-patr baandhakar chho da jata tha. ek sau rajakumar, ek sau raj sabhasad, ek sau uchchadhikariyoan ke putr tatha ek sau chhote adhikariyoan ke putr isaki raksha ke liye sashastr pichhe-pichhe prasthan karate the isake svatantr vicharan mean koee badha upasthit nahian hone dete the. is ashv ke churane ya ise rokane vale naresh se yuddh hota tha. yadi yah ashv kho jata to doosare ashv se yah kriya arambh se pun: ki jati thi.