Mantram-3. " Sounaka's question after approaching the teacher.... 'Angira.' "
Discussion-6. "This prescribed rule ............"
This prescribed rule is given to us, may be to picture to us the attitude and the way in which in the ancient days the disciples reached their Masters, or may be, Sruti has an intention of indicating to us the ideal manner in which even today a true seeker, who wants to dedicate himself and become a full time sadhaka, must approach his chosen Guru.
Sri swami Adi Sankaracharya puts it to us that this statement must act as an injunction prescribed for the past, as well as for the present and also for the future, just as a lit lamp kept on the threshold must equally light up the interior of the room as well as the outer corridors of the house.
Next : Discussion-7. "Now a days ........."
To be continued ....