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. "What Upanishads say about the above two "ISTA and PURTA" ......"
"The Upanishad-s say that one should be a 'Colossal Fool' to claim that these ( Ista and Purta ) and these alone constitute the Supreme most act of divinity, and that there is nothing superior to it."
This condemnation of the Scriptures is because the meritorious acts of both the categories, in their reactions, only provide for us subtler field of experiences, caled the "Heavens."
One who has thus gained 'heavens', as result of the meritorious act performed by him here below, will have one day, on exhausting the merit-balance against him, to return back to the lower planes of Consciousness, where pain and struggle, failures and successes, appointments and disappointments, loss and gain, death and birth etc., can be his experience again.
Next : Discussion-5. "Nakasya .. the term in the third line of mantram...."
To be continued ....
Note : Readers, must go through the lines of the mantram, while following discussions, for maximum understanding..