Sanskrit Axioms on Knowledge

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.

This post lists Sanskrit Axioms on Knowledge which can be referenced by school students and Sanskrit learners, among others.

बुद्धिः ज्ञानेन शुद्धति।

Buddhiḥ jñānena śuddhati।
Knowledge purifies the Intellect.
बुद्धि ज्ञान से शुद्ध होती है ।

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ज्ञानस्यान्तो न विद्यते।

jñānasyānto na vidyate।
There is no end to knowledge.
ज्ञान का अंत नहीं है ।

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विद्या परमं बलम्।

vidyā paramaṃ balam।
Knowledge is powerful.
विद्या सबसे महत्त्वपूर्ण ताकत है।

विद्यारत्नं महाधनम्।

vidyāratnam mahādhanam ।
Knowledge is the greatest wealth.
विद्यारुपी धन सबसे बड़ा धन है।

न हि ज्ञानेन सदृशं पवित्रमिह विद्यते।

na hi jñānena sadṛśaṃ pavitramiha vidyate।
There is nothing pure than knowledge.
ज्ञान से अधिक पवित्र कोई चीज नहीं है।

विश्व-विज्ञान-ज्ञानस्य सङ्गणकोऽस्ति सङ्ग्रहः।

viśva-vijñāna-jñānasya saṅgaṇako’sti saṃgrahaḥ।
संगणक विश्व के ज्ञान-विज्ञान का संग्रह है।
In today’s world, internet is a source of knowledge.

कर्मणा बध्यते जीवः विद्यया विमुच्यते।

karmaṇā badhyate jīvaḥ vidyayā vimucyate।
Life is bound by one’s Karma and released by knowledge.
जीव कर्म से बंधता है और विद्या से मुक्त होता है।

धिक् जन्म ज्ञानवर्जितम्।

dhik janma jñānavarjitam।
A life devoid of knowledge is not worth living.
ज्ञानरहित जन्म को धिक्कार है।

बुद्धिर्यस्य बलं तस्य।

buddhiryasya balaṃ tasya।
He who has knowledge has strength.
जिसके पास बुद्धि है, उसके पास बल है।