नीतिशतकम् (संस्कृत एवं हिन्दी अनुवाद) – The Niti Shatakam of Bhartrahari. Pages from the Language: Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation. Size. Bhartṛhari is a Sanskrit writer to whom are normally ascribed two influential Sanskrit texts: scholarship. The name Bhartrihari is also sometimes associated with Bhartrihari traya Shataka, the legendary king of Ujjaini in the 1st century. Atha Nitishatakam – Sanskrit Shlokas + English Translation on Human Behaviour. by Bhartrihari. Book Description. Rupa CONDITION: NEW — BINDING.

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Verify the characters on the left. The Creator in his anger may hinder the swan from sporting in the lotus-bed, his dwelling ; but bharrihari cannot take away his faculty of separating milk from water. The constant man, by his constancy, turns the savage things in nature into the most gentle. The com- mentator says that King Vikrama gained possession of a certain fruit which conferred immortality on any one who ate bhadtrihari.

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Atha Nitishatakam – Sanskrit Shlokas + English Translation on Human Behaviour by Bhartrihari

It is only a few, before they have cast off their earthly forms, who have attained to the knowledge of the unbroken and exceeding happiness which the ascetic feels, a bliss easily gained through the favour of Siva. Is it possible to take pleasure in the society of a low man, dissolute, whose evil is all evident, whose wicked acts are the result of former births, who hates virtue, and who lives by chance? The man who preserves a bhartfihari silence is con- sidered dumb ; the man who talks agreeably is considered forward ; the man who stands close by is thought trouble- some; he who stands far off, cold-hearted; the patient man is counted as faint-hearted; the impetuous man is called ill-bred.


Vairagya Sataka, on religious austerity.

Atha Nitishatakam – Sanskrit Shlokas + English Translation on Human Behaviour

What kind of a part will you play in time when your hair is grey nitishatakwm age? After the creation of the world, it is supposed to remain unaltered for one of Brahma’s days, a period of 2,, years of men. Pairdgya Sataka, slokas 5 and Telang points out on this passage that there is a play on the word sddhuvritta.

Idleness is a great enemy to mankind: Cancel Forgot your password? Keep nitishatakamm the great work guys! This work shows us that its author lived at least one generation after Patanjali’s com- mentary on Panini’s Grammar, called Mahabhashya, had come into general use.

The corpse remained in silence, knowing that death is better than poverty. What virtue is beyond generosity?

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What more shall we say? This stanza is one containing a play upon words through- out. The author has, at the request of the publishers, considerably enlarged the work for the translator, and has added the literature of the subject to date ; the translation may, therefore, be looked upon as an equivalent of a new and improved edition of the original.

The section with which this sloka begins sets forth the characteristic marks of the wicked man. Water will not remain on hot iron, but standing on a lotus leaf it shines with the beauty of a pearl ; and if a drop of water fall under a favourable star into the middle of an oyster in the sea, sasnkrit straightway becomes a pearl. It is a valuable to be carefully guarded, for wisdom gains food, glory, and blessing. This woman, with eyes that have stolen the beauty of the lotus, unceasingly casts her glances towards me.

Bhartrihari Nitishatakam

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The first sloka is occupied by the invocation or! Referring to the fable according to which crocodiles were supposed to have pearls between mitishatakam teeth. For other uses, see Bharthari. And of Hindu Pantheism, at all events in its most modern phases, its Vedantasara presents the best summary.


Tne introduction contains a most interesting disquisition on the migrations of these fables, tracing their reappearance in the various groups of folk-lore legends.

A bald-headed man was scorched by the rays of the sun on his head, and seeking a shady place, went, under the guidance of fate, to the foot of a palm tree. The present editor has enhanced the value of his relative’s work by divesting the text of a great deal of extraneous matter introduced by way of comment, and prefixing an introduction.

I highly recommend others to use this site. The ears of such men as these are adorned with hearing revelation, not with earrings ; their hands with liberality, not with bracelets ; their bodies shine through doing kind deeds to others, not with ointment of sandal- wood.

They flee far from him, avoiding him like the well fre- quented by Chandalas, which has a piece of bone hanging over it.

Old age consumes our bodies ; death puts an end to our lives. Eest for a time! Contrast with this sloka, Bhagavad. The E-mail Address es field is required.

It is, in fact, a most valuable contribution to the comparative study of religion and mythology. Unfortunately, the extant manuscript versions of these shatakas vary widely in the verses included. The Ava- tars or incarnations of Vishnu have been extended from ten to twenty-two.

Thus do wise men reflect, and, though distressed, are not overwhelmed.