Popular Sanskrit Proverbs सूक्तयः (सूक्तियां)

Popular Sanskrit Proverbs सूक्तयः (सूक्तियां)

  • वज्रं वज्रेण भिन्यते
    Diamond cuts a diamond
  • शक्तेः युक्तिः गरीयसी
    Strategy is better than strength
  • सत्यमेव जयते नानृतं
    Truth triumphs eventually
  • साहसे श्रीः वसति
    Luck dwells in the best of ones endeavor
  • सर्वे गुणाः कांचनमाश्रयंते
    Rich has all virtues
  • अन्नदात सुखीभव
    Let the charity giver be happy
  • आलस्यात् अमृतं विषं
    Opportunity unavailed becomes harmful. One should not delay. / Equivalent: Idleness is the root of all evil
  • विद्याधनं सर्वधनप्रधानं
    Educating a person is the best charity
  • अल्पविद्या महागर्वी
    The shallow brooks are noisy [Learned ones are always humble, those with little knowledge are boisterous of their achievement]
  • न च धर्मो दयापरः
    There is no bigger virtue than compassion
  • अशांतस्य कुतस्सुखं
    Unhappy person experiences no pleasure in life
  • गुणाः सर्वत्र पूज्यंते
    Virtue is adored everywhere
  • चक्रवत् परिवर्तंते दुःखानि च सुखानि च
    Life is a cycle of happiness followed by sufferings and vice-versa
  • अजापुत्रं बलिं दाद्यात्
    The lambs [weaklings] are sacrifice

~ दिविशा तनेजा (पंचम – स) St. Gregorios School, Gregorios Nagar, Sector 11, Dwarka, New Delhi

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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