ISAVASYA UPANISHAD :
VAJASANEYI SAMHITA UPANISHAD
Discussion-2. "Prayer in Vedantham" ...." LORD SUN" ... "ATMA-SELF" ...
Prayer in Vedantham is only an attempt of the ego-centre to attune itself to the "Supreme Consciousness" in the individual.
Addressing the "Supreme Consciousness, the ego-centre in the individual is chanting this Mantram.
The epithets, by which "Lord Sun" is indicated, are chosen with a special dexterity.
"PUSAN" is one of the innumerable names of Lord SUN.
"IT MEANS THE "NOURISHER - - - - THE SUSTAINER.
The Sun is the centre of the entire Universe, itself motionless and inactive, and yet by its very presence, it balances the entire movements of the Universe around it and, being the nourisher and the source of all energy in the Cosmos, it represents the seeker's inner world --- the nourisher and "ILLUMINATOR, THE ATMA".
The motionless centre, which controls the entire movement of the field, is the source of all energy and of "matter" around it, the "SELF, THE SPIRIT."
The ego-centre is to die when it realises its real nature, "THE SELF".
Next : Discussion-3. "Swami Sri Adi Sankaracharya' says : " ......
To be continued ...