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  meaninglessness  of  the  worldly  and  heavenly  pleasures  advised  to  approach  a  teacher  and  seek  "Supreme  Knowledge." }


Mantram-12.



Discussion-7. The  pandita-s,  in  the  past  as  well  as   present  are  not  educated  in  the  culture  of  the  'Upanishads.'  ....


Conversely,  we  also  get  hundreds  of  pandita-s  erudite in  their  scholarship  and  perfect  in  their  knowledge  of  the  Veda-s.

They  could  give  us  readily  the  exact  word - meaning  of  any  portion  of  the  scripture  and  give  learned  discourses  on  any  chapter  or  slokam  or  mantram.

And  yet,  they  cannot  serve  the  world  as  teachers,  leading  and  guiding  their  generation,  and  bringing  even  a  pencil  of  light  into  their  lives'  darkness.


These  pandita-s  though  learned  in  Sruti,  are  not  educated  in  the  culture  of  the  Upanishad-s.


Next : Discussion-8. "If  pandita-s  cannot  serve  the  world  as  teachers,  then  who........"

To be continued   ......  



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

MANDUKYA UPANISHAD : Chapter-1. "AGAMA PRAKARANA" ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Mantram-3, Discussion-9.

UPANISHAD MANDUKYA : Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins : Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9. Slokam-1. Discussion-4.

MANDUKYA UPANISHAD : Chapter-1. "AGAMA PRAKARANA" ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Mantram-3, Discussion-6.