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...
पर्जन्यो वाव गौतमाग्निस्तस्य वायुरेव समिदभ्रं धूमो विद्युदर्चिरशनिरङ्गाराह्रादनयो विस्फुलिङ्गाः ॥ ५.५.१ ॥
parjanyo vāva gautamāgnistasya vāyureva samidabhraṃ dhūmo vidyudarciraśaniraṅgārāhrādanayo visphuliṅgāḥ || 5.5.1 ||
1. O Gautama, the god of rain is the [sacrificial] fire; air is its fuel; the cloud is the smoke; lightning is the flame; the thunderbolt is the embers; and thunder is the sparks.
Gautama, O Gautama; parjanyaḥ vāva agniḥ, the god of rain is the fire; vāyuḥ eva tasya samit, air is its fuel; abhram dhūmaḥ, the cloud is the smoke; vidyut arciḥ, lightning is the flame; aśaniḥ aṅgārāḥ, the thunderbolt is the embers; hrādanayaḥ visphuliṅgāḥ, thunder is the sparks.
There is no commentary available for this verse.