सूक्तयः Axioms

Sanskrit Axioms on Wealth

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 Sanskrit axioms on wealth in this post for all of us to learn and understand.

उत्तमं स्वार्जितं धनम्।

uttamaṃ svārjitaṃ dhanam ।
Self earned wealth is always superior.
स्वयं कमाया हुआ धन श्रेष्ठ होता है।

न वित्तेन तर्पणीयो मनुष्यः।

na vittena tarpaṇīyo manuṣyaḥ।
A human being cannot be satisfied with wealth.
धन से मनुष्य की संतुष्टी नहीं हो सकती ।

Wealth Greed

भूत्यै जागरणम्, अभूत्यै स्वप्नम्।

bhūtyai jāgaraṇam, abhūtyai svapnam।
One can become wealthy by being aware, whereas one can become poor by being lazy.
जागरूकता से ऐश्वर्य और निद्रा से दरिद्रता प्राप्त होती है।