by Swami Lokeswarananda | 165,421 words | ISBN-10: 8185843910 | ISBN-13: 9788185843919
This is the English translation of the Chandogya-upanishad, including a commentary based on Swami Lokeswarananda’s weekly discourses; incorporating extracts from Shankara’s bhasya. The Chandogya Upanishad is a major Hindu philosophical text incorporated in the Sama Veda, and dealing with meditation and Brahman. This edition includes the Sanskrit t...
लो३कद्वारमपावा३र्णू ३३ पश्येम त्वा वयं रा ३३३३३ हु ३ म् आ ३३ ज्या ३ यो ३ आ ३२१११ इति ॥ २.२४.४ ॥
lo3kadvāramapāvā3rṇū 33 paśyema tvā vayaṃ rā 33333 hu 3 m ā 33 jyā 3 yo 3 ā 32111 iti || 2.24.4 ||
4. O Fire, please open the door for us—that is, make the path clear—so that we may see you for obtaining full control of the earth.
Lokadvāram apāvṛṇu, [O Fire,] please open the door of the world [i.e., make the path clear]; vayam
The additional syllables in the verse have no special meaning. They merely serve to make the Sāma complete.