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 5.24.1

स य इदमविद्वाग्निहोत्रं जुहोति यथाङ्गारानपोह्य भस्मनि जुहुयात्तादृक्तत्स्यात् ॥ ५.२४.१ ॥

sa ya idamavidvāgnihotraṃ juhoti yathāṅgārānapohya bhasmani juhuyāttādṛktatsyāt || 5.24.1 ||

1. If a person performs the Agnihotra sacrifice without knowing anything about the Vaiśvānara Self, it will be like offering oblations into ashes instead of the fire.

Word-for-word explanation:

Saḥ yaḥ, he who; agnihotram juhoti, performs the Agnihotra sacrifice; idam avidvān, without knowing this [i.e., about the Vaiśvānara Ātman]; yathā, just

Commentary:

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