Shloka – Vishnu 3

तदेव लग्नं सुदिनं तदेव ताराबलं चंद्रबलं तदेव । विद्याबलं दैवबलं तदेव लक्ष्मीपते तेङ्घ्रियुगं स्मरामि ॥ Meaning:That alone is the best time, that only is the best day, that time only has the strength bestowed by stars, moon, knowledge and Gods, when we think of the...

Nyaya – The horse and its owner.

अश्वभृत्यन्यायःA man asked an hostler who was attending to a horse, “whose horse is this?” The hostler replied, “His, whose servant I am.” The man again asked, “whose servant are you, my good man?” The hostler replied readily,...

Hathayoga 1-51

पद्मासने स्थितो योगी नाडी-द्वारेण पूरितम् । मारुतं धारयेद्यस्तु स मुक्तो नात्र संशयः ॥ ५१॥ Padmāsane sthito yogī nādīdvārena pūritam Mārutam dhārayedyastu sa mukto nātra samśayah The Yogî who, sitting with Padmâsana, can control breathing, there is no...

Shloka – Vishnu 2

सर्वदा सर्वकार्येषु नास्ति तेषाममङ्गलम् । येषां हृदिस्थो भगवान् मङ्गलायतनो हरिः ॥ Meaning:In all activities and at all times, there will be no inauspiciousness and obstacles for those persons, in whose heart resides bhagavAn Hari – the home of the auspiciousness...

Subhashitam – 22

प्रस्तावसदृशं वाक्यं स्वभावसदृशीं क्रियाम् । आत्मशक्तिसमं कोपं यो जानाति स पण्डितः ॥ Meaning:A person is said to be a Scholar, who Speaks accordingly, works to the interest of others and knows one’s limitations in...