Month: March 2018

Nyaya – Sacrifice n the root of prosperity.

वृद्धिमिष्टवतो मूलमिति न्यायःThis maxim denotes that one who performs sacrifices is sure to prosper in life, because the gods, the givers of the rewards of Karma (rituals) being propitiated by sacrifices, good fortune must...

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Nyaya – The old virgin’s boon.

वृद्धकुमारीवाक्यन्यायःThis maxim is used to denote asking such a boon as will cover all that one wishes to have. The Mahabhasya says that an old virgin, when asked by Indra to choose a boon, said:n putra me bahuksaraghrtamodanam...

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