General Axioms in Sanskrit

Learn General axioms in Sanskrit. 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.

जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी।

Transliteration – Jananī janmabhūmiśca svargādapi garīyasī।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “Mother and Motherland are greater than heaven.” and in Hindi is “माँ और मातृभूमि स्वर्ग से भी श्रेष्ठ है।”.

यतेम हि स्वराज्यते।

Transliteration – yatema hi svarājyate।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “We should always strive for freedom” and in Hindi is “हम स्वराज्य के लिए ही प्रयत्न करें।”. 

हस्तस्य भूषणं दानम्।

Transliteration – Hastasya bhūṣaṇaṃ dānam।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “The ornament of a hand is donation” and in Hindi is “दान करना ही हाथ का आभूषण है।”.

न नीतिवृद्धेषु वयः समीक्षते।

Transliteration – Na nītivṛddheṣu vayaḥ samīkṣate।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “One should no check the age of a wise person” and in Hindi is “नीति को जाननेवाले की आयु नहीं देखी जाती।”.

न दैवप्रमाणं कार्यसिद्धिः।

Transliteration – Na daivapramāṇaṃ kāryasiddhiḥ।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “The work of people who depend on luck do not get their work  accomplished” and in Hindi is “भाग्य पर निर्भर रहने वालों के कार्य सिद्ध नहीं होते।”.

मानो हि महतां धनम्।

Transliteration – Māno hi mahatāṃ dhanam।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “For great people respect is the biggest wealth” and in Hindi is “महान लोगों का सबसे बड़ा धन सम्मान ही है।”.

उत्सवप्रियाः खलु मनुष्याः।

Transliteration – Utsavapriyāḥ khalu manuṣyāḥ।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “Humans like to enjoy and celebrate” and in Hindi is “मनुष्य उत्सवप्रेमी होता है।”.

वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्।

Transliteration – Vasudhaiva kuṭumbakam।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “The world is one family” and in Hindi is “पूरी धरती एक कुटुंब है।”.

World is one family

नास्ति मातृसमो गुरु।

Transliteration – Nāsti mātṛsamo guru।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “There is no teacher like mother” and in Hindi is “मातासमान दूसरा कोई गुरु नही।”.

General Axiom in Sanskrit

अतिस्नेहः पापशंकी।

Transliteration – Atisnehaḥ pāpaśaṃkī।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “Extreme love sometimes creates suspicion” and in Hindi is “अति प्रेम पाप की शंका उत्पन्न करता है।”.

अत्यादरः शंकनीय।

Transliteration – Atyādaraḥ śaṃkanīya।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “Extreme respect sometimes creates suspicion” and in Hindi is “अति आदर किया जाना शंका उत्पन्न करता है।”.

हेतुरत्र भविष्यति।

Transliteration – Heturatra bhaviṣyati।

The above given axiom’s translation in English is “Nothing happens without a reason” and in Hindi is “कारण के बिना कुछ भी नहीं होता।”.

General Axioms in Sanskrit

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