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 8.2.7

अथ यद्यन्नपानलोककामो भवति संकल्पादेवास्यान्नपाने समुत्तिष्ठतस्तेनान्नपानलोकेन सम्पन्नो महीयते ॥ ८.२.७ ॥

atha yadyannapānalokakāmo bhavati saṃkalpādevāsyānnapāne samuttiṣṭhatastenānnapānalokena sampanno mahīyate || 8.2.7 ||

7. Then if he wishes for a world of food and drink, they appear before him as he wishes. By having food and drink in that world, he becomes great.

Word-for-word explanation:

Atha, then; yadi, if; annapānalokakāmaḥ bhavati, he wishes for a world of food and drink; annapāne sam-ut-tiṣṭhataḥ, food and drink appear; asya saṅkalpāt eva, through his wish; tena annapānalokena sampannaḥ, by having food and drink in that world; mahīyate, he becomes great.

Commentary:

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