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 3.5.2

ते वा एते गुह्या आदेशा एतद्ब्रह्माभ्यतपं स्तस्याभितप्तस्य यशस्तेज इन्द्रियं वीर्यमन्नाद्यंरसोऽजायत ॥ ३.५.२ ॥

te vā ete guhyā ādeśā etadbrahmābhyatapaṃ stasyābhitaptasya yaśasteja indriyaṃ vīryamannādyaṃraso'jāyata || 3.5.2 ||

2. These very secret directions stimulated Brahman [in the form of praṇava]. 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; guhyāḥ ādeśāḥ, secret directions; etat brahma, this Brahman [as praṇava]; abhyatapan, stimulated; tasya abhitaptasya, 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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