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