Mundakopanishad : [Criticism of rituals -- devoid of knowledge ( Upasana ) ]. Mantram-7.
Section-2. ( Rituals )
Mantram-7. [Criticism of rituals -- devoid of knowledge ( Upasana ) ].
Discussion-1. " We Hindus, the Bharatheeya confuse and ignorant about rituals ...."
Rituals have certainly a place in the technique of self-perfection.
They are means to a greater end.
But, a majority of Bharatheeya-nivasi-s ( Hindu-s ) have come to confuse the means to be the fulfilment in themselves.
They refuse to rise higher than the rituals, and 'Mother Sruti' is here mercilessly whipping such ignorant devotees to greater endeavour and higher achievements.
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