Shloka

What is the source and meaning of “Om Purnamadah Purnamidam”?

Om Purnamadah Purnamidam (पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं) Om Purnamadah Purnamidam verse is found in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 5.1.1

What is source and meaning of “Satyam vada dharmam chara”

Satyam vada dharmam chara mantra This mantra is said by a teacher to his brahmachari guiding them, that how...

What is source and meaning of Atithi Devo Bhava ?

Atithi Devo Bhava (अतिथिदेवो भव:) Atithi Devo Bhava means "considers Guest as equivalent to God" The...

What is source and meaning of “Yatra naryastu pujyante” ?

Source The verse "Yatra naryastu pujyante" is taken from Manu Smriti 3.56 Meaning...

What is meaning and source of “Uttishthata Jagrata Prapya Varan Nibodhata”?

Source This statement "Uttishthata Jagrata Prapya Varan Nibodhata" ( उत्तिष्ठत जाग्रत प्राप्य  वरान्निबोधत ) is part of dialogues between Yama...

What is meaning and source of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” ?

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्) Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्) is a Sanskrit phrase which means "the world is one family"....

What is the meaning of verse “Janani Janmabhoomischa swargadapi gariyasi” ?

Source "Janani Janmabhoomischa swargadapi gariyasi" ( जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी ), is a phrase from a Sanskrit verse. This...

What is the meaning and source of “Yato Dharmastato Jayah” ?

"Yato Dharmastato Jayah" "Yato Dharmastato Jayah" is a Sanskrit phrase, which occurs in Mahabharata fifteen times and means "Where...

What is meaning and origin of “Asato Ma Sadgamaya” ?

Meaning & Origin of "Asato Ma Sadgamaya" This mantra is taken from Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 1.3.28

Where is it written that one’s feet should not touch unmarried...

As mentioned in Chanakya Niti (चाणक्यनीति ) chapter 7 verse 6, पादाभ्यां न स्पृशेदग्निं गुरुं ब्राह्मणमेव च !नैव गां...

What is meaning & source of “Virbhogya Vasundhara” ?

Virbhogya Vasundhara (वीरभोग्या वसुन्धरा) Virbhogya Vasundhara is a Sanskrit phrase is mentioned in Shiv Purana & Parashar Smriti.  The...

What is meaning and source of “Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah” ?

Dharmo Rakshati Rakshita Dharmo Rakshati Rakshita (धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः) is a Sanskrit phrase mentioned in Mahabharata and Manusmriti

What is the meaning and source of “Ahimsa parmo dharma” ?

Ahimsa (अहिंसा), is an Indian principle of nonviolence which applies to all living beings. Ahimsa says cause no injury by one actions,...

What is the meaning and source of Satyameva Jayate ?

This Satyameva Jayate (सत्यमेव जयते) verse is taken from  Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.6 Following is Satyameva Jayate...

What is meaning and source of “manojavam marut tulya vegam” ?

Source "Manojavam marut tulya vegam" ( मनोजवं मारुततुल्यवेगम् ) mantra is taken from Shri Rama Raksha Stotram (श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रम्) verse...

What is meaning and source of “vasudeva sutam devam” ?

Source of Vasudeva Sutam Devam This verse is taken from Krishna Ashtakam (कृष्णाष्टकम्), there seems to be multiple compositions...

What is meaning and source of “Vinash kale viprit buddhi” ?

Source This famous saying called as "विनाशकाले विपरीतबुद्धिः" ,  it is taken from  Chanakya Niti (चाणक्यनीती) chapter  16 verse...

What is the origin or source of Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaha ?

Meaning of Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaha सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः , सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः ।सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु,  मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्भवेत् ।ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ May all be Happy, May all be free from Illness.May...

Hitopadesha

योऽधिकाद्योजनशतात्पश्यतीहामिषं खग: ! स एव प्राप्तकालस्तु पाशबन्धं न पश्यति !! The bird who can see from hundred miles a piece of meat or grains on the...

Hitopadesha

असंभवं हेममृगस्य जन्म,  तथापि रामो लुलुभे मृगाय । प्रायः समापन्नविपत्तीकाले ,  धियो अपि पुंसां मलिना भवन्ति ।। A golden deer can never exist, but still lord...
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