Mundakopanishad : [ Description of the sad state of knowledge-less ( devoid of Upasana ) rituals ]. Mantram-s. 8 to 10.
Section-2. ( Rituals )
Mantram - 8 to 10. [ Description of the sad state of knowledge-less ( devoid of Upasana ) rituals ]
Discussion- 4. Summation .
This is equal to saying tat these men, wise, energetic, devoted and sincere, when in them ritualism has fulfilled itself ---- pursue this wrong path of wasteful stupidity only because of the germs of "desires," that still breed in their hearts.
Now the diagnosis is complete and the cure is suggested by scriptures.
In every religion in the world, there is one and the same way, namely, to be intelligently discriminative and be poignantly aware of the world of objects.
In the following mantra-s, we have the prescription given out by the "Mother Sruti" herself.
Next : Mantram-10.
To be continued ....