[Advaita-l] Re: Advaita-l Digest, Vol 40, Issue 15
rkabhi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 19:37:52 CDT 2006
On 8/16/06, Antharyami <sathvatha at gmail.com> wrote:
> calA lakshmIshca - ever distorting (anithya) is wealth.
> calA prAna - so do the prAna (not that is eternal)
> calam jIvita yauvanam - yauvanam here tends to mean static ? jIva is
> distorted or does it claim that the youthfulness of jIva is anithya ?
> calAcale ca samsAre - emphatically ascribes anithya to samsAra
> dharma Eko hi nishcalah - apparentlly its evident to regard dharma alone is
> self settled.
That is more or less what I undersand of this shloka.
> Also kindly let me know the source for this sloka.
It is from Chanakya Neeti.
satyena dhAryate pR^ithvi satyena tapate raviH|
satyena vAti vAyushca sarvaM satye pratishThitam||
calA lakShmIshcalAH prANAshcalaM jIvita yauvanaM|
calAcale ca saMsAre dharma eko hi nishcalaH||
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