Sanskrit Axioms on Friendship

Learn Sanskrit Axioms on Friendship. Its transliteration, meaning in English and Hindi are also listed for better understanding.

In Sanskrit literature, there are many ways in which wisdom is imparted.

Axioms were one of the ways used by wise men to explain difficult things in an easy to understand way.

आपादि मित्रपरीक्षा।

āpādi mitraparīkṣā।

Difficult times prove who a real friend is.

आपत्ति (संकट काल) में मित्र की परीक्षा होती है।

कृशे कस्य अस्ति सौह्रदम्।

kṛśe kasya asti sauhradam।

Does a weak person have friends?

कमजोर का कौन मित्र होता है?

सर्वे मित्राणि समृद्धिकाले।

sarve mitrāṇi samṛddhikāle।

Everybody becomes your friend when you are rich.

समृद्विकाल में सब मित्र बनते हैं।

तन्मित्रं यत्र विश्वासः।

tanmitraṃ yatra viśvāsaḥ।

Friendship is where trust is.

जहाँ विश्वास, वहाँ मित्रता।

मित्रेण कलहं कृत्वा न कदापि सुखी जनः।

mitreṇa kalahaṃ kṛtvā na kadāpi sukhī janaḥ।

Fighting with a friend, can never keep a person happy.

मित्र के साथ झगड़ा करके लोग कभी सुखी नहीं रह सकते।

न धर्मात् परं मित्रम्।

na dharmāt paraṃ mitram।

There is no friend like Dharma (right way of living).

धर्म के समान मित्र नहीं।

मित्रसङ्ग्रहेण​ बलं सम्पद्यते।

mitrasaṅgraheṇa​ balaṃ sampadyate।

One gets strength through good friends.

योग्य मित्रों की संग्रहता से बल मिलता है।

सर्वथा सुकरं मित्रं दुष्करं प्रतिपालनम्।

sarvathā sukaraṃ mitraṃ duṣkaraṃ pratipālanam।

It is easy to make friendship, but difficult to fulfill it.

मित्रता करना आसान है लेकिन उसे निभाना कठिन है।

आपत्काले यः मित्रं मित्रमेव तत्।

āpatkāle yaḥ mitraṃ mitrameva tat।

A person who helps you in difficult times, is a real friend.

मुसीबत के समय जो मित्रता निभाता है, वही मित्र होता है।

अमित्रस्य कुतः सुखम्।

amitrasya kutaḥ sukham।

There is no happiness without a friend.

मित्र के बिना कोई सुख नहीं मिलता।

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