This week's Subhashitam

Subhashitam for the week:  04-05-2020


चन्दनं शीतलं लोके चंदनादपि चंद्रमा: | चन्द्रचन्दनयोर्मध्ये शीतला साधुसङ्गतिः ||

Sandalwood is pleasant (cool), the moon (or moon light) is more pleasant than sandal. (but) company of a good person (sādhu) is pleasant than both moon and sandal.

Literal meaning of word 'śītalaḥ' means cool/cold, in this context cool means something which is pleasant.