Mundakopanishad : " Explanation about the higher Knowledge " Mantram-6.





Mundaka-Upanishad


Chapter-1,


Section-1,


Mantram-6. ( Explanation  about  the  higher  Knowledge )


Discussion -4.  on  the  phrase 'Invisible' to  be  continued  .....


Let   us  take  take  an  example  :

With  a  telescope,  an  observer  observes  moon.

But  with  the  same  instrument,  the  observer  cannot  observe  himself !

For,  when  he  ( observer )  becomes  the  "object,"  where  is  the  observer  at  the  "eye-piece" of  the  telescope?

Never  it  is  possible  in  life  to  make  the  'subject'  and  the  'object' function  together  at  one  and  the  same  place.

However  tired  you  may  be,  you  cannot  ride  upon  your  own  shoulders !

You  may  see  everything  with  the  eyes,  but  with  your  own  eyes  you  can  never-never  hope  to  see  one thing,  namely  your  own  eyes!!



Thus,  a  seeker  who  is  seeking  the  'Subject' cannot  see  the  'Subject'  because,  if  he  sees,  it  would  be  only  the  seen.  i.e,  the
object.

And  hence  the  "Reality,"  the  Life  Spark  is  described  here  "INVISIBLE."    

Next : Discussion-5. "Ungraspable"  ........ ( 'agrahyama' ) ---first  line  of  the  mantram...

To be continued  ....



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