Mundakopanishad : " Explanation about the higher Knowledge " Mantram-6.
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
And hence the "Reality," the Life Spark is described here "INVISIBLE."
Next : Discussion-5. "Ungraspable" ........ ( 'agrahyama' ) ---first line of the mantram...
To be continued ....