बृहत्साम तथा साम्नां गायत्री छन्दसामहम् |
मासानां मार्गशीर्षोऽहमृतूनां कुसुमाकरः ||१०-३५||


bṛhatsāma tathā sāmnāṃ gāyatrī chandasāmaham .
māsānāṃ mārgaśīrṣo.ahamṛtūnāṃ kusumākaraḥ ||10-35||



10.35. Likewise, of the modes of singing [of the hymns], I am the Brhatsaman; of the metres, I am the Gayatri; of the months, I am the Margasirsa; of the seasons, I am the season abounding with flowers.

Shri Purohit Swami

10.35 Of hymns I am Brihatsama, of metres I am Garatri, among the months I am Margasheersha (December), and I am the Spring among seasons.

Sri Abhinav Gupta

10.35 See Comment under 10.42

Sri Ramanuja

10.35 Of Saman hymns, I am the Brhatsaman. Of meters, I am the Gayatri. Of seasons, I am the season of flowers (spring).

Sri Shankaracharya

10.35 I am tatha, also; the Brhat-sama, the foremost samnam, of the Sama-mantras. Chandasam, of the metres, of the Rk-mantras having the metres Gayatri etc.; I am the Rk called Gayatri. This is meaning. Masanam, of the months, I am Marga-sirsa (Agrahayana, November-December). Rtunam, of the seasons; kusumakarah, spring.

Swami Adidevananda

10.35 Of Saman hymns, I am the Brhatsaman. Of meters, I am the Gayatri. Of months, I am Margasira (Nov-Dec). And of seasons I am the season of flowers.

Swami Gambirananda

10.35 I am also the Brhat-sama of the Sama (-mantras); of the metres, Gayatri. Of the months I am Marga-sirsa, and of the seasons, spring.

Swami Sivananda

10.35 Among the hymns also I am the Brihatsaman; among metres Gayatri am I; among the montsh I am the Margasirsha; among the seasons (I am) the flowery season.


Swami Sivananda

10.35 बृहत्साम Brihatsaman? तथा also? साम्नाम् among Sama hymns? गायत्री Gayatri? छन्दसाम् among metres? अहम् I? मासानाम् among months? मार्गशीर्षः Margasirsha? अहम् I? ऋतूनाम् among seasons? कुसुमाकरः the flowery season (spring).Commentary Brihatsaman is the chief of the hymns of the SamaVeda. Brihat means big.Margasirsha From the middle of December to the middle of January. This has a temperate climate. In olden days it was usual to start with this month in counting the months of the year. The first place was given to this month.Kusumakara The beautiful flowery season? the spring.