Shloka

What is meaning and source of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्)?

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

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

"Janani Janmabhoomischa swargadapi gariyasi (जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी)", is a phrase from a Sanskrit verse. This phase is also the national motto...

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

What is the meaning and source of Yato Dharmastato Jayah (यतो धर्मस्ततो जयः) ? Yato Dharmastato Jayah (यतो धर्मस्ततो...

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

What is meaning and origin of "Asato Ma Sadgamaya (असतो मा सद्गमय)" ? This mantra is taken from Brihadaranyaka Upanishad...

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 (वीरभोग्या वसुन्धरा)?

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

What is meaning of Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah (धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः) ?

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

What is the source of “Ahimsa parmo dharma” (अहिंसा परमो धर्मः)?

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 source of Satyameva Jayate (सत्यमेव जयते) ?

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

What is source of “manojavam marut tulya vegam” (मनोजवं मारुततुल्यवेगम् )?

This "manojavam marut tulya vegam" (मनोजवं मारुततुल्यवेगम् ) mantra is taken from Shri Rama Raksha Stotram (श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रम्) verse 33. 

What is source of vasudeva sutam devam (वसुदेव सुतम् देवम्)?

This verse is taken from Krishna Ashtakam (कृष्णाष्टकम्), there seems to be multiple compositions of Krishna Ashtakams, by different authors at different...

What is source of “vinash kale viprit buddhi” (विनाशकाले विपरीतबुद्धि) ?

This famous saying called as "विनाशकाले विपरीतबुद्धिः" ,  it is taken from  Chanakya Niti (चाणक्यनीती) chapter  16 verse 5

What is the origin or source of Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaha (सर्वे...

What is the meaning of Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaha (सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः) ? सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः , सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः ।सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु,  मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्भवेत् ।ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ May all be...

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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