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 3.4.2

ते वा एतेऽथर्वाङ्गिरस एतदितिहासपूराणमभ्यतपं स्तस्याभितप्तस्य यशस्तेज इन्द्रियां वीर्यमन्नाद्यंरसोऽजायत ॥ ३.४.२ ॥

te vā ete'tharvāṅgirasa etaditihāsapūrāṇamabhyatapaṃ stasyābhitaptasya yaśasteja indriyāṃ vīryamannādyaṃraso'jāyata || 3.4.2 ||

2. Those Atharvā-Aṅgirasā mantras stimulated the Itihāsas and Purāṇas [i.e., the history and the legends]. Out of that so stimulated emerged fame, vitality, the power of the organs, energy, and the essence of food.

Word-for-word explanation:

Te vai ete, these very; atharvāṅgirasaḥ, mantras of Atharvā and Aṅgirā; etat itihāsapurāṇam, the Itihāsas and Purāṇas; abhyatapan, stimulated; tasya abhitap- tasya, from that so stimulated; yaśaḥ, fame; tejaḥ, vitality; indriyam, the power of the organs; vīryam, energy; annādyam rasaḥ, the essence of food; ajāyata, grew.

Commentary:

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