The Mundaka Upanisad
The Mundaka Upanisad belongs to the Atharvaveda. Its title seems to be derived
from munda, bald, referring to ascetics who have shaved their heads as a symbol
of renunciation. The individual books are themselves called mundaka, and the chapters
OM. God, may we hear good fortune with our ears!
You worthy of sacrifice,
may we see good fortune with our eyes!
Having praised you with bodies strong of limb,
May we attain, lifelong, what is ordained by the gods!
May Indra, of great swiftness,
May pusan, the all-knowing,
May Tarksya Aristanemi,
May Brhaspati ordain well-being for us!
OM. Peace, peace, peace.