सूक्तयः Axioms

General Axioms in Sanskrit

An axiom (sūktayaḥ) is a statement or proposition which is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true.
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 for the general public.
We have listed General Axioms in Sanskrit in this post for all of us to learn and understand.

जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी।

jananī janmabhūmiśca svargādapi garīyasī।
माँ और मातृभूमि स्वर्ग से भी श्रेष्ठ है।
Mother and Motherland are greater than heaven.

यतेम हि स्वराज्यते।

yatema hi svarājyate।
हम स्वराज्य के लिए ही प्रयत्न करें।
We should always strive for freedom.

हस्तस्य भूषणं दानम्।

hastasya bhūṣaṇaṃ dānam।
The ornament of a hand is donation.
दान करना ही हाथ का आभूषण है।

न नीतिवृद्धेषु वयः समीक्षते।

na nītivṛddheṣu vayaḥ samīkṣate।
One should no check the age of a wise person.
नीति को जाननेवाले की आयु नहीं देखी जाती।

न दैवप्रमाणं कार्यसिद्धिः।

na daivapramāṇaṃ kāryasiddhiḥ।
The work of people who depend on luck do not get accomplished.
भाग्य पर निर्भर रहने वालों के कार्य सिद्ध नहीं होते।

मानो हि महतां धनम्।

māno hi mahatāṃ dhanam।
For great people respect is the biggest wealth.
महान लोगों का सबसे बड़ा धन सम्मान ही है।

उत्सवप्रियाः खलु मनुष्याः।

utsavapriyāḥ khalu manuṣyāḥ।
Humans like to enjoy and celebrate.
मनुष्य उत्सवप्रेमी होता है।