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 2.24.13

आदित्यमथ वैश्वदेवं लो३कद्वारमपावा३र्णू३३ पश्येम त्वा वयंसाम्रा३३३३३ हु३म् आ३३ ज्या३यो३आ ३२१११ इति ॥ २.२४.१३ ॥

ādityamatha vaiśvadevaṃ lo3kadvāramapāvā3rṇū33 paśyema tvā vayaṃsāmrā33333 hu3m ā33 jyā3yo3ā 32111 iti || 2.24.13 ||

13. The earlier verse was addressed to the Ādityas. Now, addressing the Viśvadevas, [the yajamāna says,] ‘O Fire, please open the door to the world [i.e., heaven] for us so that we may see you for attaining sovereignty’.

Word-for-word explanation:

Ādityam, that was addressed to the Ādityas; atha, next; vaiśvadevam, to the Viśvadevas; lokadvāram apāvṛṇu, [O Fire,] please open the door of the world [of heaven]; vayam sāmrājyāya, so we may attain sovereignty; tvā paśyema, [and for that purpose] may see you.

Commentary:

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