Good recitation of 5.23.3/4 of the atri-s. Note the peculiar nambUtiri transform n->L: revan -> revaL. It features the peculiar phrase vR^iktabarhiSh meaning twisted grass used in the ritual. This phrase has an interesting distribution in the RV:
counts of vR^iktabarhiSh
maNDala 1 ... 5
maNDala 3 ... 3
maNDala 5 ... 3
maNDala 6 ... 1
maNDala 8 ... 11
maNDala 9 ... 1
maNDala 10 ... 2
clearly the kANva-s have a much greater propensity to us this phrase than others. Then
vaishvAmitra-s & atri-s. Even in maNDala 1 of the 5, 1 is by the vaishvAmitra madhuChandas & 4 are by kANva-s include the founder of the clan kaNva himself. Thus totally the kANva-s have 15; vaishvAmitra-s 4 thereafter. Thus, the twisted grass though universal among v1s today
might have had its origins in a specific sub-locale among the Arya-s probably close to the kANva heartland.

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