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 8.2.3

अथ यदि भ्रातृलोककामो भवति संकल्पादेवास्य भ्रातरः समुत्तिष्ठन्ति तेन भ्रातृलोकेन सम्पन्नो महीयते ॥ ८.२.३ ॥

atha yadi bhrātṛlokakāmo bhavati saṃkalpādevāsya bhrātaraḥ samuttiṣṭhanti tena bhrātṛlokena sampanno mahīyate || 8.2.3 ||

3. Then if he wishes to be in the company of brothers, they appear before him as he wishes. Joining the brothers in that world, he becomes great.

Word-for-word explanation:

Atha, then; yadi, if; bhrātṛlokakāmaḥ bhavati, he wishes for a place in the world of brothers; bhrātaraḥ sam-ut-tiṣṭhanti, brothers appear; asya saṅkalpāt eva, through his wish; tena bhrātṛlokena sampannaḥ, joining brothers in that world; mahīyate, he becomes great.

Commentary:

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