Mundakopanishad : "Sequence of Creation of the Universe" Mantram-8.






Mundaka-Upanishad


Chapter-1,


Section-1,


Mantram-8. ( "Sequence of Creation of the Universe"  )



"Tapasa  ciyate  Brahma  tato-nnam-abhijayate,


annat  prano  manah  satyam  lokah  karmasu  camrtam."



tapasa  =  by  concentrated  thinking;

ciyate  =  augments,  swells;

brahma  =  'Brahmaj',  ( total  Creative  urge );

tatah  =  then  (  from  Him );

annam  =  food  ( the  primal  matter );

abhijayate  =  is  produced ),  is  born;

annat  =  from  food;

pranah  =  prana,  ( breathing ) life;

manah  =  mind;

satyam  =  the  true  ( the  Five  elements ) Pancha-bhuta-s;

lokah  =  the  worlds;

karmasu  =  in  karmam;

ca  =  and;

amrtam  =  ( literal  meaning  immortal ),  fruits  of  karmam ( actions ).

 


"In  brooding  meditation  or  continuous  thought  ( Tapas ),  the  total  Creative  urge  ( Brahmaji )  'swells' ( with  the  very  joy  of  Creation ).  From  Him  'food  is   produced,  'from  food  the  prana ( life),  the  mind  the  Bhuta-s,  thw  worlds  and  the  karma-s  and  their  fruits.' "


Next : Discussion-1. "the  term  'Tapas'  "   ......

To be continued  ...        





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