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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Direct your thoughts to the Supreme Being ; for you must cross the sea of life with all its fears and alarms. His argument for this was based on language acquisitione. The meaning of the stanza is as follows: It is also taken to mean ” time saanskrit destroys all things.

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Neither beauty, nor greatness of family, nor force of character, nor learning, nor service, bhartrihaari performed with care, but merit alone, gained from penances in a former state, will bring forth fruit to a man as a tree in its season.

The argument as to their date from the mention of the Puranas in the Vairagya Sataka seems to be equally unconvincing. I am of the number of the spiritual teachers, honoured for my wisdom by the world. Nirishatakam I was possessed of a small amount of know- ledge, my mind was filled with pride, even as an elephant is blinded by passion, and I thought within myself that I knew everything. The wise man, on the con- trary, knowing that everything in the prison-house of this world is transitory, casts aside all earthly possessions.

As always, I can count on Exotic India to find treasures not found in stores in my area. They are not held bound by riches, for they count wealth even as grass. It is no use to ask favours of mean persons. Kalpa-anta, the end of a kalpa, the destruction of the world.


The man of constant rnind, bent on his purpose, counts neither state as pleasure nor pain. The son niishatakam delights his father by his good actions, the wife who seeks only her husband’s good, the friend who is bharrihari same in prosperity and in adversity these three things are the reward of virtue. Unite thyself to the Supreme Spirit, and abandon thy own state as unsteady as the waves. Authority, fame, the guarding of Brahmans, libe- rality, feasting, protection of friends: Destiny has made nothing abide firmly.

Isaeva bhartriharj, From early Vedanta to Kashmir Shaivism: Bali has not been released by you from Patala: The rooting out of Karma or action, absorption into the Hbartrihari Spirit, the driving out of Moha or illusion by Jnana, or the true knowledge- these ideas occurring very frequently in the Vairagya Sataka, all point to Vedantic influence. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Bdga-grdha-vtint, “Love takes the place of byartrihari.

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

Pleasures are as fleeting as the changing ripples of the mighty river: When we pass our life at Benares, on the banks of the niishatakam river, clothed in a single garment, and with our hands uplifted to our head, in supplication exclaim, ” Spouse of Gauri, Tripurahara, Sambhu, Trinayana, be pro- pitious to us!

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For the folk hero, see Bharthari king. The low-minded man does not make even the least effort in the pursuit of wisdom through fear of difficulties: Among other old friends, we meet with a version of the J udgmeiit of Solomon.

Even the moon, the storehouse of ambrosia, the guide of the plants which grow year by year, compacted of nectar and filled with beauty, becomes shorn of its beams directly it reaches the region of the sun.


You may take the fruits of the earth at your will ; in every wood there is no lack of trees ; in every place there is water, sweet and cool, of the sacred streams ; there is a soft couch strewn for you, made up of the shoots of the delicate creepers.

If sanskit man has patience, what need has he of armour?

Bhartrihari Nitishatakam

They are probably the nearest representatives of the original Aryan stories from which sprang the folk-lore of Europe as well as India. A Short History of Sanskrit Literature.

Very speed and fine. S’arvilaka’s speech, which is entirely made up of aspersions on the character of women generally. The Setting Forth of Egotism or Pride.

Pass them by and enter the temple of that lord who is the ruler of the universe that shrine which gives boundless bliss, full of love, where the speech of rough doorkeepers is not heard.


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Kakopi jivate chiram bharrtihari balim chabhurikte. Whence then is the feverish desire that men have for a few cities? Everything was in order and the book, well packaged. The most pro- minent features in the Quatrains are their profound agnosticism, combined with a fatalism based more on philosophic than religious saskrit, their Epicureanism and the spirit of universal tolerance arid charity which animates them. The object of the devotee must be eman- cipation from all earthly objects and desires, and absorption into the Supreme Being.