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 3.9.3

स य एतदेवममृतं वेद मरुतामेवैको भूत्वा सोमेनैव मुखेनैतदेवामृतं दृष्ट्वा तृप्यति स एतदेव रूपमभिसंविशत्येतस्माद्रूपादुदेति ॥ ३.९.३ ॥

sa ya etadevamamṛtaṃ veda marutāmevaiko bhūtvā somenaiva mukhenaitadevāmṛtaṃ dṛṣṭvā tṛpyati sa etadeva rūpamabhisaṃviśatyetasmādrūpādudeti || 3.9.3 ||

3. He who knows this nectar thus, becomes one of the Maruts. With Soma as the leader, he enjoys the nectar by looking at it. He goes into this colour and again comes out of it.

Word-for-word explanation:

Saḥ yaḥ, he who; evam, thus; etat amṛtam veda, knows this nectar; marutām eva ekaḥ bhūtvā, becomes one of the Maruts; somena eva mukhena, led by Soma; etat eva amṛtam dṛṣṭvā tṛpyati, he enjoys by seeing the nectar; saḥ etat eva rūpam abhisaṃviśati, he enters into this [deep black] colour; etasmāt rūpāt udeti, he also comes out of this colour.

Commentary:

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