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 3.15.6

अथ यदवोचं भुवः प्रपद्य इत्यग्निं प्रपद्ये वायुं प्रपद्य आदित्यं प्रपद्य इत्येव तदवोचम् ॥ ३.१५.६ ॥

atha yadavocaṃ bhuvaḥ prapadya ityagniṃ prapadye vāyuṃ prapadya ādityaṃ prapadya ityeva tadavocam || 3.15.6 ||

6. Then, when I said, ‘I take refuge in bhuvaḥ,’ what I meant was that I take refuge in fire, I take refuge in air, and I take refuge in the sun.

Word-for-word explanation:

Atha, next; yat avocam, when I said; bhuvaḥ prapadye hi, I take refuge in bhuvaḥ [the mid-region]; hi eva tat avocam, it is this that I meant; agnim prapadye, I take refuge in fire; vāyum prapadye, I take refuge in air; ādityam prapadye, I take refuge in the sun.

Commentary:

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