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 5.11.3

स ह सम्पादयांचकार प्रक्ष्यन्ति मामिमे महाशाला महाश्रोत्रियास्तेभ्यो न सर्वमिव प्रतिपत्स्ये हन्ताहमन्यमभ्यनुशासानीति ॥ ५.११.३ ॥

sa ha sampādayāṃcakāra prakṣyanti māmime mahāśālā mahāśrotriyāstebhyo na sarvamiva pratipatsye hantāhamanyamabhyanuśāsānīti || 5.11.3 ||

3. [Uddālaka understood that they had come to ask him about the Vaiśvānara Ātman.] He decided: ‘These eminent householders and Vedic scholars will ask me questions, and I may not be able to answer all of them. Therefore I will direct them to another teacher’.

Word-for-word explanation:

Saḥ, he [Uddālaka]; ha sampādayāñcakāra, decided; ime mahāśālāḥ, these eminent householders; mahāśrotriyāḥ, and Vedic scholars; mām prakṣyanti, will ask me questions; tebhyaḥ, to them; sarvam iva na pratipatsye, I will not be able to answer everything; hanta aham anyam abhyanuśāsāni iti, therefore I will direct them to another [teacher].


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