Mundakopanishad : Santi Mantram ( Peace Invocation ) -7.
Santi Mantram :
Discussion-3. "The great Masters in the Upanishads ...... knew no desire, nor the sense world, which they had enquired into and discovered to be hollow and riddled with carping sorrows, held any attraction for them.
They prayed only for the cultural evolution of the entire kingdom of beings.
This national character of of the 'Vedik' period is stamped so faithfully in the words of the 'Santi Mantram' in each of the Upanishads.
Both the Master and disciple sincerely wished and prayed that they should, during their spiritual life, see and hear nothing but auspiciousness.
The sense-organs --- the eyes and ears are the great grand-trunk-roads through which Satan enters the realm of Godly, within man.
The other sense objects do not so directly pave a way to the mental suicides in man.
Both the outer scenes of viciousness and the inner murmurs of foul intentions directly sweep us in front of them and defile the edifice of spiritualism in our heart; hence the great prayer of the 'Vedik' Seers that they should hear and see nothing but goodness and purity.
Next : Discussion - 4. Here in the prayer of the 'Vedik Masters' we have the 'Das Capita of the Hindu-s ......
To be continued ....