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Author request: Shyam Aan Baso

There is this popular bhajan which has again became quite popular recently. It starts with श्यामा आन बसों वृंदावन में मेरी उमर बीत गई गोकुल में Who is the author of this Bhajan? What does the bhajan ...
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Correct translation of Nirukta 2.6

What is the translation of Nirukta 2.6? वृक्षवृक्षे वियता मीमय॒द् गौस्ततो वयः प्र प॑तान्पूरुषादः । वृक्षवृक्षे धनुषिधनुषि । वृत्वा क्षां तिष्ठतीति वा । क्षा क्षियतेः । निवासकर्मणेः नियता मीमयद् गौः ...
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Drupada’s Rite for Dhṛṣṭadyumna

yājas tu havanasyānte devīm āhvāpayat tadā ǀ praihi māṃ rājñi pṛṣati mithunaṃ tvām upasthitam ǁ devy uvāca ǀ avaliptaṃ me mukhaṃ brahman puṇyān gandhān bibharmi ca ǀ sutārthenoparuddhāsmi tiṣṭha ...
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Need translation for these Sanskrit verses in English

Aapo hi stha mayo bhuvah         Ta na urje dadhaatana         Mahe ranaya chaksase         Yo vah sivatamo rasah         Tasya bhajaya teha naha        Usatiriva matarah        Tasma aram gamama vah  ...
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Can someone please provide the meaning of the Hari Sankara Stotram by Adi Sankara from MAdhaviya Sankara Digvijayam?

I'm looking for Hari Sankara Stotram By Adi Sankara and a breakdown of the words in the stotram, along with the meaning of the verses.
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What does the following Shloka mean and can someone find me a source of this Shloka?

tarti shokmatmavit brahmosanstho mrutvameti I am trying to search for the meaning of the shloka but I am not able to find it so far, it would be helpful if someone can find the reference, and ...
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Interpretation of the word tyaktajīvitāḥ in Sanskrit

I am currently listening to some discourses on the Bhagavad Gita. Today I was learning the meaning of BG 1.9: अन्ये च बहव: शूरा मदर्थे त्यक्तजीविता: | नानाशस्त्रप्रहरणा: सर्वे युद्धविशारदा: || 9|| I ...
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English Translation of Yaska's Nirukta

Is online English Translation of Yaska's Nirukta available ? If yes please provide .
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Side-by-side (vertical) parallel translation of The Srimad-Bhagavatam and other works?

I'm seeking to learn Sanskrit in order to study a wider variety of Vedic literature that is not always translated into English or other languages. I would like to obtain all 30 volumes of the Srimad-...
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Does anyone know if there is an English translation of Rudrayamala Tantram?

Is there an English translation of Rudrayamala Tantra available? Please provide the link for the same.
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Is translation of the following excerpt from Appayya Dikshita's Brahma Sutra Bhashya available in English?

Can anyone provide English translation of the following texts which are from Appayya Dikshita's Brahmasutra Bhasya? Has this text been translated into English? णाजातशत्रुणा का लोके माह्मणस्य महावि वि...
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Anyone give word to word translation of Brahma sutra Shankara bhashya 1:3:38?

Anyone give word to word translation of Brahma sutra Shankara bhashya 1:3:38 ? इतश्च न शूद्रस्याधिकारः यदस्य स्मृतेः श्रवणाध्ययनार्थप्रतिषेधो भवति। वेदश्रवणप्रतिषेधः वेदाध्ययनप्रतिषेधः तदर्थज्ञाना...
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Christumatha Nirupanam is available in English?

The book Christumatha Nirupanam is available English translation
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Where can I find the complete English translation of Astanga Hridaya?

Astanga Hridaya is one of the great texts on Ayurveda by Vagbhata. It can be divided into five parts: SUTRASTHANA SARIRA STHANA NIDANA STHANA CIKITSITA STHANA KALPASIDDHI STHANA and UTTARASTHANA I ...
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Where can I read Hanuman charitam in English?

Where can I read Hanuman charitam in English? Is there any online pdf?
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Guru mantras detail and translation

Someone recently asked about these mantras and no one has translated anything in their answers. Anyone willing to translate and discuss any points about the meanings? Bless all. gururbrahmā ...
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Help translating this stotram

At the end of Dakshinamurty Stotram is written : Angushtha Tarjanee Yoga Mudraa Vyaajena Dehinaam Shrutyartham Brahma Jeevaikyam Darshayanno Vataat Shivaha (...) Mounavyaakhyaa prakatita para brahma ...
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Complete telugu translation of Agni purana

I searched several websites and did not find any complete translation of Agni Purana in Telugu. Is there any publicly available and complete Telugu translation of Agni Puran?
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What is the correct translation of rig veda 8:1:1?

Rig veda 8:1:1 मा चि॑द॒न्यद्वि शं॑सत॒ सखा॑यो॒ मा रि॑षण्यत । इन्द्र॒मित्स्तो॑ता॒ वृष॑णं॒ सचा॑ सु॒ते मुहु॑रु॒क्था च॑ शंसत ॥ महान् आत्मा ईश्वर को छोड़ के जो मूढ़ जड़ सूर्य्यादिकों की, मानवकल्पित वि...
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Gayatri Mantra in Tibetan Script

Can anybody point me to a Tibetan translation or transliteration of the Gayatri Mantra? I need this for a book of mantras I am producing.
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What is the English translation of brihadaranyaka-upanishad Verse 6.4.3-6?

Brihadaranyaka-upanishad Verse 6.4.3-6 : तस्या वेदिरुपस्थः, लोमानि बर्हिः, चर्माधिषवणे—समिद्धो मध्यतः—तौ मुष्कौ; स यावान्ह वै वाजपेयेन यजमानस्य लोको भवति, तावानस्य लोको भवति य एवं विद्वानधोपहासं चरति;...
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Was Shiva really cursed and did his phallus really fall to the ground as claimed in this image?

This Instagram handle posted the following image claiming Shiva's phallus fell to the ground after he was cursed by a rishi. Is this story really present in the said scripture? May be the translation ...
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Can you give me Grhya Sutra 1.22.0, Grhya-Sutra 3.4.4, Grhya, Sutra 2.22.9?

Professor Kashi Nath Upadhyaya in his "Early Buddhism and Bhagavadgita" page 16-19 says Evidences for the existence of the MB after the 1st century A.D. are too numerous and too well known ...
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What is the proper translation of Rig Veda 10.95.15?

Rigveda 10.95.15, translated by Ralph T Griffith, is as follows. Nay, do not die, Pururavas, nor vanish: let not the evil-omened wolves devour thee. With women there can be no lasting friendship: ...
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Source and translation of these verses please

I know what the first verse means, and can guess what the 2nd one implies, but can anyone who knows Sanskrit translate the 2nd & the 3rd stanzas? And if you know what text or scripture these have ...
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What is the correct translation of rig veda book 8 hymn 33 verse 17

17 Indra himself hath said, The mind of woman brooks not discipline, Her intellect hath little weight. This is the translation by Ralph t Griffith. And it is also in the wiki. What is the correct ...
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Skanda slokas missing in Sanskrit

I am looking for Sanskrit shlokas for the below sections in English. Starting from: Vaisampayana continued, "Thus addressed by the Pandava in that assembly of Rishis, the worshipful Markandeya ...
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Translation of verses from Matsya Purana [closed]

Requesting a translation of the following verses 34-36 to English, from the Matsya Purana, Chapter 3: ततो वसिष्ठप्रमुखा भगिनीमिति चुकृशुः। ब्रह्मा न किंचिद् ददृशे तन्मुखालोकनादृते॥३४॥ अहो रुपमहो रूपमि...
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Yudhistira serving meat to Brahmanas

This translation says: king Yudhishthira, entered that palatial sabha having first fed ten thousand Brahmanas with preparations of milk and rice mixed with clarified butter and honey with fruits and ...
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I want right translation of Shiva purana -4:12?

Any one can give right translation of Shiva Purana : kotirudra Samhita : 12 chapter
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Could someone translate these verses from Brahma Vaivarta Puranam, please?

Do these verses mention about cow slaughter? Please translate it completely. Thank you.
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What is the meaning of this shloka on Brahmacharya?

What is the meaning of this shloka? Karmana manasa vaca Sarvavasthasu sarvada Sarvatra maithuna-tyago Brahmacaryam pracaksate I got this shloka from here
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Please translate Muṇḍaka Upaniṣad 1.2.10 [closed]

Namaste. Could someone translate this: tasmād etad brahma nāma-rūpam annaṁ ca jāyate [Muṇḍaka Upaniṣad 1.2.10] , please.
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word-for-word translation of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam śloka 5.12.11

I need to know word-for-word translation in the following Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam śloka 5.12.11; jñānaṁ viśuddhaṁ paramārtham ekam anantaraṁ tv abahir brahma satyam Someone Pandit,please help me.
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Please translate the following shloka from Kaulavali Tantra

I'd like to to know the meaning of the following sloka from "Kaulavali Tantra": Yantram mantramayam proktam mantratma devataiva hi Dehatmanor yatha bhedo yantra-devata yoshtatha
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Where in the Ṛgveda (Rig Veda) is Vṛṣaṇaśva? Does anyone have the Sanskrit with translation of Rig Veda 1:51?

I recently found out from here that the father of Menā, Vṛṣaṇaśva is not just mentioned in the Brahmanas, but in the Rig-Veda itself. What is a good translation of this verse on the mysterious ...
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What does RV 1.156.5 literally mean?

RV 1.156.5 आ यो विवाय सचथाय दैव्य इन्द्राय विष्णुः सुकृते सुकृत्तरः | वेधा अजिन्वत् त्रिषधस्थ आर्यमृतस्य भागे यजमानमाभजत् || Even he the Heavenly One who came for fellowship, Viṣṇu to Indra, godly to ...
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English translation of Dayananda Saraswati's commentary on RV X.85.45

Commenting on the wedding hymn, RV X.85, verse 45, and probably trying to establish a Vedic basis for niyoga, Swami Dayananda Saraswati appears to have made some controversial remarks. Is there an ...
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Where can I get Daksha smriti in English or Hindi translation?

Daksha smriti is a part of 18 major smritis and an English or Hindi version is not available on internet other than a google book which costs too much. Does anyone has daksha smriti in Englsih ...
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Siva Sahasra Nama Strota translation

I’m searching for an English translation of the following Shiva Sahasra Nama Stotram https://www.vignanam.org/veda/shiva-sahasra-nama-stotram-english.html Can anyone provide a reference? thank you!
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What subcommentaries on Adi Shankaracharya’s Bhagavad Gita Bhashya are available online in English?

The oldest surviving commentary on the Bhagavad Gita is the Advaita philosopher Adi Shankaracharya’s Bhagavad Gita Bhashya. Now the Sri Vaishnava Acharya Ramanujacharya’s Bhagavad Gita Bhashya has ...
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What/where is the origin of "every time I carry you this way"

I was recently reading Heinrich Zimmer's Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization and encountered his explanation of the cycles of Yuga's. He recounted from one of the Puranas the description ...
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Can anyone please give pdf link for Brahma Sutra Bhashya of Shri Madhwacharya in English or Kannada?

Is a PDF version of Shri Madhwacharya Brahma Sutra Bhashya in English or Kannada available?
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Can anyone please give pdf link for Brahma Sutra Bhashya of Shri Adi Shankaracharya in Kannada?

Is there any online link available with Shri Adi Shankaracharya's Brahma Sutra Bhashya in Kannada?
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Is Telugu translation of Garga Samhita available?

Garga Samhita contains pastimes of Krishna. Is there any Telugu version of Garga Samhita?
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What is the English translation of Hanuman Chalisa?

I have recited this Chalisa since I was a child and although I have understood the meaning of some parts of it, I would love to get the meaning of the entire prayer. Here is the full text for ...
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How to download English translation of BORI CE Mahabharat?

Bori's Critical Edition of Mahabharat is available in Sanskrit only. I want it in English. Where I can download the English translation of BORI Mahabharat?
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What is the english meaning of this shloka? Draupadyaa damantyaa cha savitryaa susheelayaa- Duritaani jitaanyeetajjapaadaaptam cha vanchitam

“Draupadyaa damantyaa cha savitryaa susheelayaa- Duritaani jitaanyeetajjapaadaaptam cha vanchitam.” Its from sri krishna saharanama stotram. And also i found another shloka similar to it. द्रौपदी ...
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Can anyone transliterate this text? [closed]

I got down the first part, it's Om namo Bhagavate. But the handwriting is confusing.
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What is validity of different translation of word" Mamsah"?

I have come across the many translations where "Mamsah" is translated as fruit or as root vegetable. As I am attaching here. The original translation As per my belief should be तां तदा दर्शयित्वा...
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