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...
स्तेनो हिरण्यस्य सुरां पिबंश्च गुरोस्तल्पमावसन्ब्रह्महा चैते पतन्ति चत्वारः पञ्चमश्चाचरंस्तैरिति ॥ ५.१०.९ ॥
steno hiraṇyasya surāṃ pibaṃśca gurostalpamāvasanbrahmahā caite patanti catvāraḥ pañcamaścācaraṃstairiti || 5.10.9 ||
9. A person who steals gold, or drinks liquor, or goes to bed with his teacher’s wife, or kills a brāhmin—these four are lost. Also lost is the fifth—one who keeps company with such people.
Stenaḥ, a thief; hiraṇyasya, of gold; surām piban ca, and one who drinks liquor; guroḥ talpam āvasan, uses his teacher’s bed [i.e., goes to bed with his teacher’s wife]; brahmahā ca, and a murderer of a brāhmin; ete, these; catvāraḥ, four; patanti, are lost; pañcamaḥ ca, and the fifth; ācaran taiḥ iti, is one who mixes with them.
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