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 5.5.2

तस्मिन्नेतस्मिन्नग्नौ देवाः सोमं राजानं जुह्वति तस्या आहुतेर्वर्षं संभवति ॥ ५.५.२ ॥
॥ इति पञ्चमः खण्डः ॥

tasminnetasminnagnau devāḥ somaṃ rājānaṃ juhvati tasyā āhutervarṣaṃ saṃbhavati || 5.5.2 ||
|| iti pañcamaḥ khaṇḍaḥ ||

2. The gods offer King Soma [the shining moon] as the oblation to the fire. Out of that oblation appears rain.

Word-for-word explanation:

Tasmin etasmin agnau, in that fire; devāḥ, the gods; somam rājānam juhvati, offer King Soma [the shining moon] as the oblation; tasyāḥ āhuteḥ, out of that oblation; varṣam, rain; sambhavati, appears. Iti pañcamaḥ khaṇḍaḥ, here ends the fifth section.

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