Bhartruhari was a poet. == from India == 5th Century A.D. == Language: Sanskrit poet. What is Niti Satakam? S`atakam is a book of verses. QUOTES FROM SUBHAASHITA TRISHATEE OF RAJA BHARTRIHARI It was he who gave us the immortal Subhashita Trishati consisting the Students of Sanskrit are sure to have read selections from Subhashita Trishati. Difficulties in conveying the quantitative nature of Sanskrit verse. 2. Investigate Hank Heifetz’s belief that Sanskrit verse is better rendered by some free verse.

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Please help to maintain respect for volunteer spirit. He is learned, he recognizes bhartruahri qualities, he is an orator, he is handsome etc. The theory already referred to, that Bhartrihari was a prince who quitted the world in disgust, is founded upon the somewhat vague allusions in the second Sloka of the Niti Sataka. Hitopadesa, Mitraldbhah, ” Chakravat parivartante duhkhani cha sukhani cha. On the cliff of a mountain.

Owners of the earth in their folly display delight in the acquirement of even the very smallest particle, while, on the contrary, they ought to manifest sorrow. A great man will not be happy with an ordinary outcome.

They were determined not to stop until thery obtained the nectar. Every effort has been made to maintain the phonetic spelling.


But who cares any more for these delights when his mind reflects on their uncertainty? Wicked and faction ridden vassals. If a female fish dances and leaps in an Ocean, the Ocean does not get tumultous. subhsahita

subhaashita related Sanskrit Documents in Devanagari script

And I will also let everyone bnartruhari I know, at every opportunity, how great your business and service has been for me. Who is dear to the husband? The poet is disgusted with the Goddess of Wealth. Prashanth also has photography as a hobby and has excellent photographs to his credit. Thou hast thy face averted from me, but yet I have no desire for thy favour.

Eating fruits, roots and tubers and wearing fabrics made of tree barks and drinking the sweet water of sacred rivers, moving in the valleys, the poet prefers to begging.

Whose skull does S’iva use? Desire ceases in a man when self-restraint, developed by means of true discrimination, shines forth in him snskrit but the end of desire increases yet more and more in the lofty contact with royal objects: The mind of the constant man is not pierced by the arrows shot from the glances of love ; he is not con- sumed by the fire of anger: They treat a servant as 1.

An en- lightened observant man, travelling among an enlightened observant people, Professor Monier Williams has brought before the public in a pleasant form more of the manners and customs of the Queen’s Indian subjects than we ever remember to have seen in any one work. They are too minuscule and small.


A soldier — by victory in a battle; 3. A volume which maybe taken as a fair illustration alike of the religious and moral sentiments and of the legendary lore of the best Sanskrit writers. This is a masterpiece of example of a decent death. Sanskrkt corpse remained in silence, knowing that death is better than poverty.

The virtues of the good are branded as vices by evil-disposed persons. The world, and all that it contains, is then destroyed by fire, only the gods, sages, and elements surviving.

Prashanth Bir’s Subhashitaniclipped images of many wise sayings with Devanagari text and English meanings. At least in India.


The poet laments our own misfortune of ceaselessly contemplating on the mansions of desires built in our minds. Sinchate vdche satyam, “pours truth into the speech,” or ” impregnates the speech with truthfulness. Hale Wortham ” See other formats: Falling and greying hair; 4. Once wisdom was employed to gain relief from pain ; afterwards it began to be used for the attainment of pleasure.

Desires got digested on their own in the mind.