Shloka – Laxmi 2

पद्मानने पद्मविपद्मपत्रे पद्मप्रिये पद्मदलायताक्षि । विश्वप्रिये विष्णुमनोऽनुकूले त्वत्पादपद्मं मयि सन्निधत्स्व ॥ Meaning:Lotus faced, a lotus without troubles and leafless, lover of lotus, lotus-eyed, dear to the world; Oh! delight of Sri Vishnu, place your lotus...

Nyaya – Letters bored by an insect in wood.

घुनाक्षरन्यायःIt takes its origin from the unexpected and chance resemblance of an incision in wood, or in the leaf of a book, made by an insect to the form of some letter. It is used to denote any fortuitous or chance occurence.

Shloka – Laxmi

नमस्तेस्तु महामाये श्रीपीठे सुरपूजिते । शङ्खचक्रगदाहस्ते महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥ Meaning:Oh. goddess of great illusory powers, the presiding deity over Shri PITha, Oh! the one worshipped by the gods, Oh mahAlaxmi, holding conch, disc, and mace in the hands....

Subhashitam – 68

करे श्लाघ्यस्त्यागः शिरसि गुरुपाद प्रणयिता मुखे सत्या वाणि विजयि भुजयोः वीर्यमतुलम् । हृदि स्वच्छ वृत्ति श्रुतमधिगतं च श्रवणयोः । विनाऽप्यैश्वर्येण प्रकृति महतां मण्डनमिदम् ॥ Meaning:Ornaments of great people are entirely different. They are all natural. Praise-worthy...

Nyaya – A lamp in a jar.

घटप्रदीपन्यायःThe maxim takes its origin from the fact that if a lamp is placed in a jar, it will light only the inside of the jar and nothing else; and is used to denote that bright inteligence, if confined to a private place can be of no use to...