Subhashitas with meaning

Subhashita means good speech. They are wise sayings, instructions and stories, either in poetry or in prose composed in Sanskrit language which is the oldest language in world and considered as “Mother of all Languages”.

Subhashitas were composed by ancient saints and scholars which can be dated back to 5000 BC

Some of the well known sanskrit scholars include Bhartrhari, Subhashita Ratna bhandagara and Somadeva Bhatta.

The Panchatantra and the Hitopadesha also belong to this category. This compilation draws from all these sources in addition to Bhagvad Geetha and other Puranas, Ramayana, and Mahabharata.
Subhasitas act as teacher in formulating the sense of morality and character, which sums up the total of a person’s virtues including dispositions, behaviors, habits, likes, dislikes, capacities, traits, ideals, ideas, values, feelings, and intuitions.

By understanding the meaning one can cultivate a strong and morally superior character





ಯಥಾ ಚಿತ್ತಂ ತಥಾ ವಾಚಃ ಯಥಾವಾಚಸ್ತಥಾ ಕ್ರಿಯಾಃ |
ಚಿತ್ತೆ  ವಾಚೆ    ಕ್ರಿಯಾಯಾಂ ಚ ಸಾಧೂನಾಂ ಏಕ ರೂಪತಾ ||

ಮನಸ್ಸಿನಲ್ಲಿರುವಂತೆಯೇ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ, ಮಾತಿನಂತೆಯೇ ನಡೆದುಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಾರೆ, ಮನಸ್ಸು ಮತ್ತು ಮಾತು, ಕ್ರಿಯೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಸತ್ಪುರುಶರಾದವರು ಒಂದೇ ರೀತಿಯಾಗಿರುತ್ತಾರೆ


2 Responses to Subhashitas with meaning

  1. sulekha

    Loved reading the subhashitas. Would you bepublishing few more in your future issues too?

  2. Gangadhar

    Let’s follow Subhashitas and be evolved human beings!

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