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 8.2.4

अथ यदि स्वसृलोककामो भवति संकल्पादेवास्य स्वसारः समुत्तिष्ठन्ति तेन स्वसृलोकेन सम्पन्नो महीयते ॥ ८.२.४ ॥

atha yadi svasṛlokakāmo bhavati saṃkalpādevāsya svasāraḥ samuttiṣṭhanti tena svasṛlokena sampanno mahīyate || 8.2.4 ||

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

Word-for-word explanation:

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

Commentary:

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