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 8.2.5

अथ यदि सखिलोककामो भवति संकल्पादेवास्य सखायः समुत्तिष्ठन्ति तेन सखिलोकेन सम्पन्नो महीयते ॥ ८.२.५ ॥

atha yadi sakhilokakāmo bhavati saṃkalpādevāsya sakhāyaḥ samuttiṣṭhanti tena sakhilokena sampanno mahīyate || 8.2.5 ||

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

Word-for-word explanation:

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

Commentary:

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