Mundakopanishad : ( Description of the 'Agnihotra' sacrifice ).Mantram-2.
Section-2. ( Rituals )
Mantram-2. [ Description of the 'Agnihotra' sacrifice ( Homam ) ].
Discussion-2. 'Karmam' ........
The mantram indicates that the 'Karmam,' itself limited, has its own rules ordering 'where' and 'when' it is to be performed
The aim of the teacher seems to be when the entire section is read together as a whole, only to point out to the disciple that the 'karmam' is painful, complicated and difficult.
The laboriousness of the rituals which becomes a shackle upon a full-grown seeker, in the flight across the realms of the higher meditation, is vividly brought in the following mantram-3.
Next : Mantram-3.
To be continued .....