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किं वाससा

किं वाससा इत्यत्र विचारणीयं
वासः प्रधानं खलु योग्यतायै।
पीताम्बरं वीक्ष्य ददौ स्वकन्यां
दिगम्बरं वीक्ष्य विषं समुद्रः॥
kiṁ vāsasā ityatra vicāraṇīyaṁ
vāsaḥ pradhānaṁ khalu yogyatāyai |
pītāmbaraṁ vīkṣya dadau svakanyāṁ
digambaraṁ vīkṣya viṣaṁ samudraḥ ||

Sanskrit humour…
""What's in one's dress" — is a point for contemplation;
apparel is indeed important for appropriateness;
Looking at the one dressed in bright yellow clothes (Mahavishnu), the ocean gave him his daughter;
seeing the one dressed in nothing (Lord Shiva) it gave him poison!"

Thanks again to Kedar/Saketh.


One response to “किं वाससा

  1. HITESH PUROHIT September 5, 2010 at 8:29 am

    I loye Sanskrit and conducted classes for vedic Mathematics at Eklavya Sanskrit Academy, Ahmedabad.

    I love this site.

    Thank you.

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