ISAVASYA UPANISHAD : - Mantram -3.
ISAVASYA UPANISHAD :
VAJASANEYI SAMHITA UPANISHAD
Discussion -3. 'If a generation refuses to live the higher values of the Life Divine, ......? ....( Continue reading from here ) ...
and plan out its cultural activities and creative programmes, it must, at least necessarily, work in the world with all enthusiasm and zeal to produce sufficiently, to distribute equally, and to enjoy liberally.
In short, the world can sustain itself only through diligent activity either in its spiritual life or in its planned-out material existence.
This particular mantram under discussion is opening out to us a danger which is well known in our communal living.
If a community is neither willing to live the higher values nor be efficient in its constructive material programme, such a generation should slowly decay both in its head and heart and come to live a life of barbarous excesses.
To them, thereafter, is left only the philosophy of the animals.
Their pre-occupation, thereafter, can only be in demanding ample chance to earn with least activity, maximum idleness and endless leisure, indiscriminate breeding with no duties towards their own children!
If such be the state of existence of any community, surely 'that community that has lost its' : "soul," and it will only carve out for itself a civilization clamouring urgently for the sorrows of a "dark age!! "
Next : Discussion -4. "Historical Truth ---- because of such individuals and communities "......
To be continued ...