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रविसन्निधिमात्रेण

रविसन्निधिमात्रेण सूर्यकान्ता प्रकाशयेत्।
गुरुसन्निधिमात्रेण शिष्यज्ञानं प्रकाशयेत्॥
ravisannidhimātreṇa sūryakāntā prakāśayet|
gurusannidhimātreṇa śiṣyajñānaṁ prakāśayet||
Only in the presence of the sun, does the sunflower bloom.
[In the same way], only in the presence of the preceptor, does a student’s knowledge shine!

काकचेष्टा बकध्यानम्

काकचेष्टा बकध्यानं श्वाननिद्राल्पभोजनम्।
स्वाध्यायः संयमश्च छात्राणां लक्षणानि षट्॥
kākaceṣṭā bakadhyānaṁ śvānanidrālpabhojanam |
svādhyāyaḥ saṁyamaśca chātrāṇāṁ lakṣaṇāni ṣaṭ ||

Intentiveness akin to a crow’s, concentration like that of a crane, light sleep like that of a dog’s, the consumption of moderate food, application to one’s studies and self control. These are the six signs of a good student.

(Kindly contributed by Ms. Uma Purang)

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