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.

Notes:

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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