Month: May 2020

The वर्णमाला (Varṇamālā) contains all the letters of Sanskrit alphabet in a systematic way. It is quite similar to the Māheśvarī-Sūtrāṇi.  Varṇamālā is divided into two parts – स्वराः (Svarāḥ) / Vowels and व्यञ्जनानि  (Vyañjanāni) / Consonants. There are three types of vowels: ह्रसव-स्वराः (Hrasava-Svarāḥ) / Short vowels – These are the vowels from which all other …

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Sanskrit Proverbs on Wisdom Subhashitas are short, well-known sayings which state a general truth or piece of advice. They have a deep meaning for all of us to learn and implement in our lives. The proverbs listed here are taken from ancient Indian texts which have been written by many learned Rishis and Gurus. काकः …

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स्वराः (Svarāḥ), are vowels of the Sanskrit alphabet. They are also known as अच् (Ac), as in the Māheśvarī-Sūtrāṇi, the vowels are given from अ (A) to च् (C). अइउण् । ऋऌक् । एओङ् । ऐऔच् । अच् Svaras in Sanskrit are considered as Svaras according to how long they retain their sound when spoken. …

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General Sanskrit Proverbs Subhashitas are short, well-known sayings which state a general truth or piece of advice. They help us understand and learn the right thing to do. The proverbs listed here are taken from ancient Indian texts which have been written by many learned Rishis and Gurus. प्रथमे नार्जिता विद्या द्वितीये नार्जितं धनम्। तृतीये …

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Maheshwari Sutras

The Māheśvarī-Sūtrāṇi are fourteen sounds which contain all the letters of the Sanskrit alphabet. Lord Shiva, when he performed the cosmic dance called Tandav Nritya for the sages, fourteen sounds (Maheshwari Sutras) were heard from his Damaru (musical instrument), which came to be known as the Śivasūtrajālam.. Sage Panini by the grace of Lord Maheshwara …

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Foolishness

Sanskrit Proverbs on Foolishness Foolishness is a lack of good sense or judgement or plain stupidity. Subhashitas are short, well-known sayings which state a general truth or piece of advice. They help us understand and learn the right ting to do. The proverbs listed here are taken from ancient Indian texts which have been written …

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Shlokas are verses in poetic form. They are  composed in a specific way, having a specific number of lines, with specific number of words per line. Usually they are made of quarter-verses of 8 syllables each, or of two half-verses of 16 syllables each. वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ। निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा॥ Transliteration …

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Subhashitas on Virtues Subhashitas are short, well-known sayings which state a general truth or piece of advice. They help us understand and learn the right thing to do. The proverbs listed here are taken from ancient Indian texts which have been written by many learned Rishis and Gurus. उद्यमः, साहसं, धैर्यं, बुद्धिः, शक्तिः, पराक्रमः। षड् …

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Book Knowledge

Subhashitas on Knowledge Subhashitas are short, well-known sayings which state a general truth or piece of advice. They help us understand and learn the right thing to do. The proverbs listed here are taken from ancient Indian texts which have been written by many learned Rishis and Gurus. न चौरहार्यं न च राजहार्यं, न भ्रातृभाज्यं …

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