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  • दैवेन ते हतधियो... (Who are weak?) -Wise Old Men I ॐ श्रीगुरुभ्यो नमः।I वन्दे संस्कृतमातरम् Iदैवेन ते हतधियो भवतः प्रसंगात् सर ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2020, 2:04 PM by A Billion Stories
  • प्रतिक्षणमयं कायः ... -हितोपदेश प्रतिक्षणमयं कायः क्षीयमाणो न लक्ष्यते। आमकुम्भ इवाम्भःस्थो विशीर्णः सन् विभाव ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2020, 3:03 PM by A Billion Stories
  • सतां हि सन्देहपदेषु वस्तुषु -Kalidas 24.10.2013 19:26:09 सतां हि सन्देहपदेषु वस्तुषुप्रमाणमन्तकरण प्रवृत्तयः | -अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् (महाकवि कालिदास ...
    Posted Oct 24, 2013, 6:56 AM by A Billion Stories
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दैवेन ते हतधियो... (Who are weak?) -Wise Old Men

posted Jul 25, 2020, 2:04 PM by A Billion Stories

I ॐ श्रीगुरुभ्यो नमः।
I वन्दे संस्कृतमातरम् I

दैवेन ते हतधियो भवतः प्रसंगात्
सर्वाशुभोपशमनाद्वि मुखेन्द्रिया ये।
कुर्वन्ति कामसुखलेशलवाय दीना
लोभाभिभूतमनसोऽकुशलानि शश्वत् ॥

daiven te hatadhiyo bhavatah prasangaat,
savashubhopashamanadvi mukhendriya ye.
kurvanti kAmsukhaleshalavAya,
lobhAbhi bhootamanasO kushalAni shashravt.

English Translation:
Who are weak?
Those whose mind gets corrupted easily
(perhaps due to influence of fate).
Those who lose faith in the almighty (who can set right everything)
and go the other way.
Those who get greedy even for a small portion of
material pleasures.
Those who will always do the wrong thing.
They are the people who are really weak.

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प्रतिक्षणमयं कायः ... -हितोपदेश

posted Jul 19, 2020, 6:17 PM by A Billion Stories   [ updated Jul 22, 2020, 3:03 PM ]


प्रतिक्षणमयं कायः क्षीयमाणो न लक्ष्यते।
आमकुम्भ इवाम्भःस्थो विशीर्णः सन् विभाव्यते ||

English Translation of stanza from Hitopadesha:
The slow erosion of the human body is as invisible as the erosion of a pot of water.



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सतां हि सन्देहपदेषु वस्तुषु -Kalidas 24.10.2013 19:26:09

posted Oct 24, 2013, 6:56 AM by A Billion Stories


सतां हि सन्देहपदेषु वस्तुषु
प्रमाणमन्तकरण प्रवृत्तयः |

-अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् (महाकवि कालिदास)

English Meaning of Sanskrit Phrase:
For people of character, when in a dilemma whether a particular action is good or bad, their own inner voice is the final arbiter.
-Abhignanshaakuntalam (Great Poet Kaalidaas)




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औत्सुक्यमात्रमवसाययति प्रतिष्ठा -Kalidas 24.10.2013 19:25:58

posted Oct 24, 2013, 6:56 AM by A Billion Stories


औत्सुक्यमात्रमवसाययति प्रतिष्ठा

-अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् (महाकवि कालिदास)

English Meaning of Sanskrit Phrase:
When one gets recognition, the enthusiasm which existed while endeavoring to get that recognition, cools down.
-Abhignanshakuntalam (Great Poet Kaalidaas)



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भवन्ति नम्रास्तरव फलोद्गमैः -Kalidas

posted Oct 19, 2013, 3:51 AM by A Billion Stories


भवन्ति नम्रास्तरव फलोद्गमैः
नवांबुभिर्भूमिविलंबिनो घनाः
अनुद्धताः सत्पुरुषा समृद्धिभिः
स्वभाव एवैष परोपकारिणाम् ||

-अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् (महाकवि कालिदास)

English Meaning of Sanskrit Phrase:
Trees laden with fruits bend down so people may pluck and enjoy the fruits.
Clouds laden with water come down as rain cooling the earth and watering plants and trees.
In the same way noble men do not become conceited when fortune embraces them but use their wealth to help others.
This is the nature of persons who are always eager to be of help to fellow humans.

-Abhignanashakuntalam (Great Poet Kaalidaas)



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पुराणमित्येव न साधु सर्वं -Kalidas

posted Oct 19, 2013, 3:51 AM by A Billion Stories


पुराणमित्येव न साधु सर्वं
न चाऽपि काव्यं नवमित्यवद्यम्।
सन्तः परीक्ष्यान्यतरत् भजन्ते
मूढ्ः परप्रत्ययनेयबुद्धिः ॥

-मालविकाग्निमित्रम् (महाकवि कालिदास)

English Meaning of Sanskrit Phrase:
All poems are not good only because they are old. All poems are not bad because they are new. Good and wise people examine both and decide whether a poem is good or bad. Only a fool will be blindly led by what others say.
-Malavikaagnimitram (Great Poet Kaalidaas)



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अश्वं नैव -Sahana Harekrishna

posted Oct 6, 2013, 11:02 AM by A Billion Stories


अश्वं नैव गजं नैव व्याघ्रं नैव च |
अजापुत्रं बलिं दधातु देवो दुर्बलाघतक: ||

English Translation of Sanskrit Quote:
Not of the horse, nor of the tiger,
Only a lamb is given in sacrifice, because even the gods do not protect the weak.

Meaning in HIndi:
घोड़ा नहीं, न हाथी और न बाघ की बलि दी जाती है. बलि केवल बकरी के बच्चे की दी जाती है. अर्थात; भगवान भी कमजोर की रक्षा नहीं करते हैं.


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विद्याधनम् सर्वधनप्रधानम् -देवसुत

posted Mar 20, 2013, 3:04 AM by A Billion Stories


न चोरहार्यम् न च राजहार्यम् न भ्रत्र्भाज्यम् न च भारकारि ।
व्यये क्रते वर्धत एव नित्यम विद्याधनम् सर्वधनप्रधानम् ॥

English Translation of Sanskrit Quote:
It cannot be stolen by thieves, nor can it be taken away by kings, It cannot be divided among brothers, It does not cause a load on your shoulders.
If spent, it indeed always keeps growing, the wealth of knowledge is the most superior wealth of all.

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Ancient Wisdom Quote, Sat Dec 01 2012 21:59:22 GMT+0530 (IST) -देवसुत

posted Dec 2, 2012, 6:27 PM by A Billion Stories

यथा राजा तथा प्रजा |

English Translation of Sanskrit Quote:
As the King is, so are the subjects.

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Ancient Wisdom Quote, Fri Nov 30 2012 15:12:03 GMT+0530 (IST) -देवसुत

posted Dec 1, 2012, 8:21 AM by A Billion Stories

क्षिप्रं विजानाति चिरं शृणोति
विज्ञाय चार्थं भजते न कामात्।
नासंपृष्टो व्यपयुंक्ते परार्थे
तत् प्रज्ञानं प्रथमं पण्डितस्य॥

English Translation of Sanskrit Quote:

He comprehends quickly and hears patiently. He understands things at hand and acts accordingly and not according to his sweet will;
He does not meddle with others' business unless asked to. This is the prime characteristic of a wise person.



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