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Please translate siloka from unknown source in Veda

Dandavats to all vaisnavas,

I'd like to know the  meaning of Siloka regarding to "Satyam param", the Absolute Truth".

I think this siloka which is from unknow source is real siloka from Veda.

I have a translation by Karmi, but I need the bona-fide translation by vaishnava.

Bodhi rupam bodhi-sattvam, bodhi-gamyam anamayam
Param-satyam param-shantam, param-brahma parat-param

Jagad gure Srila Prabhupada ki jay \(^_^)/

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  • Dandavats to all vaisnavas,

    I'm very very sorry but I found this siloka is not from VEDA.

    It was composed by Brahmananda Sarasvati Maharaj in the early 1960s  who was founder of Ananda Asram.

    I got this answer from a disciple in Ananda Asram.

  • Hare Krsna
    The word Satya-para is there in Verse 10.2.26 of the Srimad Bhagavatam.
    Please read the purport for enlightenment!
    • Dear Zola prabhu,

      Thank you for showing me such a beautiful and enlivening purport.

      Srila Prabhupada ki jay  \(^_^)/

      Srimad Bhagavatam ki Jay \(^_^)/

  • Chandogya Upanishad 6.8.7.

     

    • That's all quite nice
      However, in an analytical approach to understanding (all aspects of Krishna's potencies) I would think, much time will be lost,? As all things are also of God! Are you intending to desiffer all Hi's relationships with all things ? ) & by your understanding Hi's primary potencys, do you imagine that you will know & inderstand Him, or vice-versa? What is your service, perpus or intonation for such an Understanding? Krishna Himself admits, that not even He can fully comprehend completely, Hi's own potencys/ or therefore all the potancys of Hi's potancys. So what you seem to be seeking is certainly inconceivable for anyone! It seems to me?
    • Dear Dean prabhu,

      Thank you for your replying for me.

      I searched "Chandogya Upanishad 6.8.7" with google.

      Then I got a traslation like this:

      "Now that which is that subtle essence (the root of all), in it all that exists has its self. It is the True. It is the Self, and thou, O Svetaketu, art it."

      It seemed like the traslation by Mayavadi, I don't understand this translation at all.

      If you understand the Sanskrit, could you translate? :

      Bodhi rupam bodhi-sattvam, bodhi-gamyam anamayam
      Param-satyam param-shantam, param-brahma parat-param

      Hare Krsna (^_^)


      • Those who do not know anything about impersonal aspect of God, Brahman, should not claim to know  whats mayavadi translation and whats not. 

        Actually, its funny that so many people are dressed as Brahmana nowadays, but almost non of them really knows what is Brahman.

        For rasa mood devotees , its recommended to avoid all scriptures, except those bhakti scriptures  which increase specific mood of relationship with Lord. 

         

        • Dear Dean prabhu,

          Thank you for your advice to me. Yes, I have to be very careful to become sahajiya.

          But, please be careful to other devotees of Sri Krsna who are dedicating their lives to glorify Him in our Iskcon society.

          Please don't consider the Iskcon devotees as Sahajiya who just imitate themselves as Sri Krasna, Sri Radha, or His pure friends, sakas, or His pure girl friends, sakis.
          It is offensive attitude called vaishna aparade.
          Then you can never get mercy from Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
          Sahaj means cheap. So, these sahajiyas cheaply consider Sri Krsna's pastimes in Vrindavan as mundane activities like ordinary fallen conditioned souls.

          This attitude is really offensive to Sri Sri Radha and Krsna and Their intimate associates.
          These Vrajabasis, the residence of Sri Vrindan Dahma, are the most purest devotees. They forget Krsna as the Supreme Personality of Godhead and think themselves as His friend or girl friends by the mercy of Sri Radharani's Yogamaya. And Sri Krishna also forgets Himself as Bhagavan svayam. In this way, Sri Krsna and Srimati Radharani and Their associates enjoy intimate pastimes eternally.
          The pastime of Vrindavan Dhama is the completely different from the pastimes of Mathura and Dowaraka where Sri Krsna acts as the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
          Like this, We, conditioned souls, first have to re-establish the relation with Sri Krsna as His eternal servant. Actually, it is our sanatana dharma.
          Therefore we, Iskcon Bhaktas, always worship Sri Krsna, pay obeisances to Him, and render so many kind of service to Him for just pleasing Him through our gurus.
          Then one day, we will become intimate relations with Krsna according to our enamor desires of specific relation with Him by the mercy of Srimate Radharani.

          Therefore there is big difference devotees in Iskcon and sahajiyas.

          • Sahajiya  means ''spontaneous'', therefore it doesn't mean ''cheap''.

            Anyway, people who see difference between one living being and another, are usually unqualified to speak about Absolute Truth.

            One who at least do not see the difference between vaishnavas, no matter how fallen they are, consider to be the one who can easily avoid  Vaishnava aparadha. But those who do not respect others ways and paths of adoring the Lord, for sure do not respect their own as well.

            Haridasa Namacarya said :

            "All living entities in creation are inspired by the Lord in the heart to act in different ways. People of different religions praise the Lord's holy names and qualities according to the view of their scriptures. The Supreme Lord accepts everyone's mood. If anyone shows malice towards another's religion he ac­tually shows malice to the Lord Himself, who is worshiped by that religion. Since God is one, that person becomes envious of the same Supreme Lord that he himself is worshiping."

               

              

        • ''Its the form of pure awake consciousness, which is underdstood to be free from all material contamination, its the Absolute Truth and the most peaceful, transcendental Brahman which is the greatest of all '' 

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