Taittiriya Upanishad Bhashya Vartika

by R. Balasubramanian | 151,292 words | ISBN-10: 8185208115 | ISBN-13: 9788185208114

The English translation of Sureshvara’s Taittiriya Vartika, which is a commentary on Shankara’s Bhashya on the Taittiriya Upanishad. Taittiriya Vartika contains a further explanation of the words of Shankara-Acharya, the famous commentator who wrote many texts belonging to Advaita-Vedanta. Sureshvaracharya was his direct disciple and lived in the 9...

Sanskrit text and transliteration:

अथर्वाङ्गिरसाभ्यां ये दृष्टाः पुष्ट्यादिकारिणः ।
एत एव हि मन्त्राः स्युरथर्वाङ्गिरसोऽत्र तु ॥ ३०१ ॥

atharvāṅgirasābhyāṃ ye dṛṣṭāḥ puṣṭyādikāriṇaḥ |
eta eva hi mantrāḥ syuratharvāṅgiraso'tra tu || 301 ||

English translation of verse 2.301:

Here, by the word atharvāṅgirasaḥ is meant, indeed, the mantras, which cause prosperity, etc., as seen by the sages Atharvan and Aṅgiras.


This verse explains the meaning of the text atharvāṅgirasaḥ puccham pratiṣṭhā. The mantras of the Atharva-veda seen by the two sages Atharvan and Aṅgiras constitute the support, the stabilizing tail, because they deal mainly with rites, which promote man’s prosperity.

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