30 Sanskrit Quotes on Truth (Satyam)

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Good Thoughts Calendar 2014 (June)

Post No. 1068; Date: 27 May 2014
Prepared by London swaminathan (copyright)
30 important Sanskrit Quotes on TRUTH (Satyam) are given in this month’s calendar; Source for quotes: Suktisudha by Chinmaya International Foundation.

Important Dates: June 11 Wednesday- Vaikasi Visakam; Auspicious Days: 2,8,18,30. Full Moon day 13th June ; New Moon (Amavasya) 26th June; Ekadasi 9 & 23rd June.

June 1 Sunday
Truth alone triumphs, never falsehood! — Mundaka Upanishad 3-1-6
SatyamEva jayatE naanrtam.

June 2 Monday
Truthfulness supersedes a thousand horse sacrifices PadmaPurana 5–18-43,Hitopadesa 4-1-36
asvamEdha sahasraaddhi satayamEvaatirichyatE.

June 3 Tuesday
Experts on the science of righteousness aver that Truth is the ultimate Dharma- -Valmiki Ramayana 2-14-3
Aahu satyam hi paramam dharmam dharmavidO janaah.

June 4 Wednesday
It is not praiseworthy to adopt wrong means ever for accomplishing good ends – Jatakamala
Kaaryaarthamapi na srEyah saatyayaapanayh kramah.

June 5 Thursday
Truth alone does not confer the wealth of welfare – -Brhat Katha Manjari
kEvala satEna na bhavanti hitarriyah.

June 6 Friday
On can’t determine truth from falsehood sans enquiry — Kahavatratnakar.p 164
gavEsanaam vinaa naiva satyaa satya vininayah

June 7 Saturday
Righteousness flourishes with truth — Manu Smrti 8-83
Dharmah satyEna vardhatE.

June 8 Sunday
There is no merit in truth alone, for, it can wreak havoc – – Brhat Katha Manjari
Na punyam satyamaatrEna satyaannaasOsti kEvalaat.

June 9 Monday
Though difficult, the upright do not like to forsake truth – Jataka Mala
Na hi krcchrEpi santyaktum satyamicchanti saadhavah.

June 10 Tuesday
Those, whose lives are based on truth, remain immortal — Pancatantra 3-25
mrtrEpi naraah sarvE satyE trishanti tishtati.

June 11 Wednesday
Relating verbatim as to what occurred is the characteristic of Truth — Sushasitavali
Yathaa bhuuta pravaadittvame tat satyasya lakshanam.

June 12 Thursday
The actual truth evolves from constant discussion
vaadE vaadE jaayatE tattvabOdhah.

June 13 Friday
Who is capable of overpowering truth? — Katha Sarit Sagara
Satyam kascaativartatE.

June 14 Saturday
Truth excels pilgrimages, penance, charity, and sacrifices too — Ramayana Manjari 3-6-257
Satyam tirtatapO daanayajnEbhyOpi visisyatE.

June 15 Sunday
Utter the truth, yet utter it unpleasantly, and utter not an unpleasant truth Manu Smrti 4-138
Satayam bruuyaat priyam bruuyaanna bruuyaat satyamapriyam.

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June 16 Monday
Can there ever exist real water in a mirage? — Katha Sarit Sagara
Satyam bhavati kim jaatu jalam marumariicissu

June 17 Tuesday
That alone is truth which speaks the good of all, and not what is said as is! –Kahavat Ratnakar.p 383
Satyam bhutahitam prOktam na yatharthaabi bhasanam.

June 18 Wednesday
Tell the truth, practise Dharma – Taittiriya Upanishad
Satyam vada, dharmam cara.

June 19 Thursday
Truth is the treasure of the honourable — Ramayanamanjari 6-26-816 p.354
Satyam vitam hi maaninaam.

June 20 Friday
Those who deem their word as vow do not regret promises made —- Ramayanamanjari 1-17-744 p.61
Satyam satyapratinjaanaam naanutaapah pratisrutEh.

June 21 Saturday
Truth is the root of the Dharma tree with its thousand branches!
Bharata Manjari 1-25-1119 p.90
Satyam hi dharmavrkshasya muulam saakhaasahasrinah.

June 22 Sunday
Truth is the supreme Dharma
Satyam hi paramO dharmah.

June 23 Monday
The fear of death does not plague those who are steadfast in truth and righteousness — Valmiki Ramayana 6-46-33
Satya dharmaabiraktaanaam naasti mrtyukrtam bhayam.

June 24 Tuesday
Utter words anointed by truth — Manu Smrti 6-46
Satyapuutaam vadEdvaniim.

June 25 Wednesday
In Kaliyuga, the truthful suffer and the hypocritical flourish Kahavat Ratnakar
Satyavaktaa kalau dukhii mithyaavaadi pramOdatE.

June 26 Thursday
The celestials are truth bound– Brhat Katha Manjari
satyavaacO hi khEcharaah.

June 27 Friday
The dutiful truthful never suffer a debacle –Bharata Manjari 13-11-333 p566
Satyasiilaah svadharmasthaa labhantE na paraabhavam

June 28 Saturday
Those committed to truth find their wishes fulfilled –Brhat Katha Manjari
Satyasampannaah praapnuvanti samiihitam

June 29 Sunday
No fear for one who lives truth –Kahava Ratnakar p.208
(satyE naasty bhayam kvacit)

June 30 Monday
Everything is established in truth –Canakya Niti 2-28
Sarvam satyE prathistitam.