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 ]
Mantram - 8.
Discussion-2. "Sruti ........."
We must not forget that this 'Sruti,' at the same time, belongs to Vedam, and the Veda-s being eternal knowledge, shall not suffer any contradiction.
In the earlier part of the Veda-s viz. , in the 'Karma-kandam' there is a sincere advocacy of the performance of the 'Krma-s; later on in the Upanishadik portion, we find in mantram-s like these, a vehement condemnation of the same.
This would like as though it is palpable contradiction;
Next : Discussion-3. " But it is not. "..... to explain this an example follows....".
To be continued ....