Mundakopanishad : { A seeker seeing meaningless-ness of the wordly and heavenly pleasures advised to approach a teacher and seek 'Supreme Knowledge.' } Mantram-12.









Mundaka-Upanishad


Chapter-1.


Section-2. ( Rituals )


Mantram-12. { A  seeker  seeing  meaningless-ness  of  the  wordly  and  heavenly  pleasures  advised  to  approach  a  teacher  and  seek  "Supreme  Knowledge." }


Mantram-12.


Discussion-3. "Sruti's  advice  to  such  brahmana,  ....."


Such  a  brahmana  is  being  advised  by  the  Sruti  here  to  examine  ruthlessly  the  various  fields  of  results  that  they  can  gain,  due  to  the  ritualistic  acts  of  piety  and  ceremony.


Mother  Sruti,  here  is  directing  the  attention  of  such  an  enquirer  to  consider  whether  he  can  ever  gain  the  "unmade" through  any  known  methods  of  "making".



The  idea  is  that  'Moksham' is  not  and  cannot  be  the  result  of  any  action  performed;  for,  in  that  case,  like  a  pot  made  by  a  pot-maker,  'Moksham' also  will be  a  perishable  state.

Next : Discussion-4. "knowing  which  everything  else  becomes  known"......  

To be continued   ....




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