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 6.3.1

तेषां खल्वेषां भूतानां त्रीण्येव बीजानि भवन्त्याण्डजं जीवजमुद्भिज्जमिति ॥ ६.३.१ ॥

teṣāṃ khalveṣāṃ bhūtānāṃ trīṇyeva bījāni bhavantyāṇḍajaṃ jīvajamudbhijjamiti || 6.3.1 ||

1. Living beings have their origin in three ways: from eggs, from parents, and from plants.

Word-for-word explanation:

Teṣām khalu eṣām bhūtānām, of these living beings; trīṇi eva bījāni bhavanti, there are three kinds of origin; āṇḍajam, birth from eggs; jīvajam, from parents; udbhijjam iti, from plants.

Commentary:

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