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Magical Tree 11 - Come out of foolishness

Magical Tree 11 – Come out of foolishness

यदा किञ्चिज्ञोऽहं द्विप इव मदान्धः समभवं
तदा सर्वज्ञोऽस्मीत्यभवदवलिप्तं मम मनः ।
यदा किञ्चित् किञ्चित् बुधजनसकाशादवगतं
तदा मूर्खोऽस्मीति ज्वर इव मदो मे व्यपगतः 194 more words

Lessons For Life

Magical Tree 9 : Win the tests of life

Magical Tree 9 : Win the tests of life

आपदि मित्र परीक्षा शूरपरीक्षा च रणाङ्गणे
विनये वम्श परीक्षा च शील परीक्षा तु धनक्षये

A friend’s testing ground is calamities, the brave are tested on the battlefield, the test of a family is in its humility and character is tested in times of poverty.
Source: Samskruta mouktikani



Importance of Education

Here are shubhashitas in Sanskrit that stress on the importance of education and how the power of knowledge out-weighs everything else.

“Maataa Shatroo Pitaa Vairi Yen Balo Na Paathitaa Na Shobhate Sabhaa Madhye Hansa Madhye kako Yathaa.” 695 more words


Today's quote-a riddle!!

VrikshagRa vaasi na cha pakshi raja:
Tri-netradhari na cha shoola paNi:
Tvagvastra dhari na cha siddha yogi
Jalan-cha vibranno ghaTa na cha megha:

This is a riddle which says…. 77 more words


Thought for the day-a book's plea

Tailad rakshet, Jalad rakshet;rakshet shithila bandhanat

Murkhasya haste na-datavyam evam vadati pustakam.

The book pleads to protect it from(not) being blemished from oil,from being soaked in water from being loosely bound-so that its content are not lost And( protected) from handling of it by a FOOL/ignorant.


Shubhashita-a guiding light

Sanskrit has inexhaustible collection of “Shubhashitas” in form of quotes, anecdotes and moral stories. They are a guiding principle for any activity with the intention of universal good. 226 more words