[Advaita-l] Prashnottara Ratna Malika - 20

S Jayanarayanan sjayana at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 14 13:29:54 EST 2024

(Continued from previous post)
Q105. कस्मात्सिद्धिः?
>From where perfection comes?
A105. तपसः |
>From austerity.
Q106. बुद्धिः क्व नु?
Where is intelligence found?
A106. भूसरे । 
In brahmanas.
Q107. कुतोबुधिः?
Where does intelligence come from?
A107. वृद्धोपसेवया |
>From constantly serving the elders.
Q108. के व्रिद्धा: 
Who are the elders?
A108. ये धर्मतत्त्वज्ञा: |
Those who know dharma.
Q109. संभावितस्य मरणादधिकं किं? 
What is more painful than death, for a respectable person?
A109. दुर्यशो भवति ।
Getting a bad reputation.
Q110. लोके सुखी भवेत् को? 
Who will find happiness in this world?
A110. धनवान् |
One who is wealthy.
Q111. धनमपि च किं?
What is this wealth?
A111. यतश्चेष्टं |
That which meets our needs.
(To be Continued)

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