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 2.24.8

लो३कद्वारमपावा३र्णू३३ पश्येम त्वा वयं वैरा३३३३३ हु३म् आ३३ज्या ३यो३आ३२१११इति ॥ २.२४.८ ॥

lo3kadvāramapāvā3rṇū33 paśyema tvā vayaṃ vairā33333 hu3m ā33jyā 3yo3ā32111iti || 2.24.8 ||

8. 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 world of Virāṭ.

Word-for-word explanation:

Lokadvāram apāvṛṇu, [O Fire,] please open the door of the world [i.e., make the path clear]; vayam vairājyāya, so we may gain control of the world of Virāṭ; tvā paśyema, [and for that purpose] may see you.

Commentary:

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