Chandogya Upanishad (english Translation)

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...

Verse 2.24.4

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.

Word-for-word explanation:

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.