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 2.24.16

तस्मा आदित्याश्च विश्वे च देवास्तृतीयसवनं सम्प्रयच्छन्त्येष ह वै यज्ञस्य मात्रां वेद य एवं वेद य एवं वेद ॥ २.२४.१६ ॥
॥ इति चतुर्विंशः खण्डः ॥
॥ इति द्वितीयोऽध्यायः ॥

tasmā ādityāśca viśve ca devāstṛtīyasavanaṃ samprayacchantyeṣa ha vai yajñasya mātrāṃ veda ya evaṃ veda ya evaṃ veda || 2.24.16 ||
|| iti caturviṃśaḥ khaṇḍaḥ ||
|| iti dvitīyo'dhyāyaḥ ||

16. The Ādityas and the Viśvadevas then present to him, the sacrifices, the result of the third savana. He who knows this knows the true purport of the sacrifice.

Word-for-word explanation:

Tasmai, to him; ādityāḥ ca viśve devāḥ ca, the Ādityas and the Viśvadevas; tṛtīya savanam sampra- yacchanti, present the result of the third savana; yaḥ evam veda, he who knows this; eṣaḥ ha vai yajñasya mātrām veda, he knows the true purport of the sacrifice. Iti caturviṃśaḥ khaṇḍaḥ, here ends the twenty-fourth section. Iti chāndogyopaniṣadi dvitīyaḥ adhyāyaḥ, here ends the second chapter of the Chāndogya Upaniṣad.

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