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Subhashita of the day... 04-09-2021_Importance of Knowledge.


विद्यां ददाति विनयं, विनयाद् याति पात्रताम्।

पात्रत्वात् धनमाप्नोति, धनात् धर्मं ततः सुखम्॥

Words meaning:

विद्यां- Knowledge

ददाति- gives

विनयं- Decency/ humility

विनयाद्- Through the Decency/ humility

याति- achieves

पात्रताम्- worthiness=the quality of deserving respect or attention:

पात्रत्वात्- through worthiness

धनमाप्नोति-Dhanam=Money/Wealth+Aapnoti= Gain

धनात्- Through Money/Wealth

धर्मं-Religion/ righteousness

ततः- From that

सुखम्- Happiness/Pleasure/ Health

Meaning of the Shloka:

Knowledge gives Decency/ humility, Through the Decency/ humility one can achieve - worthiness=the quality of deserving respect or attention, through worthiness one can gain the Money/Wealth, Through Money/Wealth one can follow Religion/ righteousness and From that Happiness/Pleasure/ Health can be gained. So the Knowledge is the fundamental basis for Happiness/Pleasure/ Health.

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