Popular Sanskrit Proverbs सूक्तयः (सूक्तियां)

Popular Sanskrit Proverbs सूक्तयः (सूक्तियां)

  • यथा राज तथा प्रजा
    Underlings are quite a match to their leader
  • अति सर्वत्र वर्जयेत्
    Moderation should be exercised in everything
  • कांचाणेन कार्य सिद्धिः
    Money accomplishes tasks/wonders
  • यत्र धूमो तत्र वह्निः
    Where there is a fire there is smoke
  • आचारं कुलं आख्याति
    Ones actions earn a name for the family
  • शरीरमाद्यं खलु धर्म साधनं
    Body is a means to accomplish a dharma / merit
  • बुद्धिः यस्य बलं तस्य
    Wisdom is the right measure of ones strength
  • नहि ज्ञानेन सदृशं
    There is nothing like knowledge in this world
  • विद्या परदेवता
    Education is god in the realm of practical world
  • परोपकारः पुण्याय
    Helping others is one step closer to God
  • परोपकारमिदं शरीरं
    We are personified for the very purpose to help other beings
  • दुष्टं दूर वर्जयेत्
    Keep away from the wicked
  • मौनं सम्मति लक्षणं
    Keeping mum is taken as an affirmative response
  • मौनं सर्वत्र साधनं
    Silence could be used as a tool to accomplish things
  • मौनेन कलहं नासि
    Hold back [Your tongue] and avoid confrontation
  • संघे शक्ति कलौयुग
    Unity is strength
  • वचने किं दरिद्रता
    Why there should be dearth of [nice] words to communicate

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  1. सूक्तयः (सूक्तियां) Sanskrit Proverbs

    मातृ देवो भव। पितृ देवो भव।
    आचार्य देवो भव। अतिथि देवो भव।
    माता, पिता, आचार्य और अतिथि देवताओं के रूप हैं।
    विद्या ददाति विनयम्
    विधा विनामर्ता देती है
    परोपकारार्थमिंद शरीरं
    We are personified for the very purpose to help other beings
    लोभः पापस्य कारणं
    लालच (लोभ) पाप का कारण है।
    हितं मनोहारी च दुर्लभं वचः
    भलाई के और मन को अच्छे लगनेवाले वचन कठिनाई से प्राप्त होते हैं।
    संसर्गजा दोषगुणाः भवन्ति
    संगती से ही दोष और गुण होते हैं।
    श्रद्धावन् लभेत ज्ञान
    श्रद्धा रखने वालों को ज्ञान प्राप्त होता है।
    सहसा विंदधीत न क्रियां
    अचानक से बिना सोचे समझे कोई काम नहीं करना चाहिए।
    धर्मो रक्षीत रक्षितः
    धर्म का पालन करने वालों की धर्म ही रक्षा करता है।
    संस्कृति संस्कृताश्रिता
    कृषितोनास्ति दुर्भिक्षं
    Hard work is never wasted
    दंडं दश गुणम् भवॆत्
    Punishment has got 10 credits to its name
    जननी जन्मभुमिस्छ स्वर्गादपि गरीयसि
    Mother and Motherland are like heaven
    न अभिशेको न संस्कारः सिम्हस्य कृयते वने
    विक्रमार्जितसत्वस्य स्वयमेव मृगेन्द्रता
    Similarly, in our own life, when working towards some goal, we should not merely “demand” it. Rather we should try to “earn” the goal through our own good deeds and efforts. It is through our own hard work that we achieve
    गतशोकं न कुर्वीत भविष्यं नैव चिन्तयेत
    वर्तमानेशु कार्येशु वर्तयन्ति विचक्शनः
    There is no point in worrying about past nor about future. A smart and intelligent person thinks and works only about present
    विनाश काले विपरीत बुद्धि
    During ones ruin his wisdom wouldn’t pay off