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Mundakopanishad : CHAPTER-2. SECTION-2. MANTRAM-7. { Description of Lower 'Brahmam' and mode of contemplation upon it. }



Mundakopanishad :

 CHAPTER-2.

SECTION-2.

Mantram-7.  { Description  of  Lower  'Brahmam'  and  mode   of  contemplation  upon  it. }


yah  sarvajnah  sarvavid  yasyaisa  mahima  bhuvi,


divye  brahma-pure  hyesa  vyomny-atma  pratisthitah.


mano-mayah  prana-sarira-neta


pratisthito-nne  hrdayam  sannidhaya,


tad  vijnanena  pari-pasyanti  dhira


ananda-rupam-amrtam  yad  vibhati.  



yah  =  He  who;

sarvajnah   =  all-wise;

sarvavid   =  all  knowing;

yasya  =  to  whom;

esah  =  this;

mahima  =  glory;

bhuvi  =  in  the  world;

divye  =  luminous;

brahma-pure  =  in  the  city  of  Brahmam ( heart );

hi  esah  =  this;

vyomni  =  in  the  sky;

atma  =  Self;

pratisthitah  =  seated,  established;

mano-mayah  =  one  with  the  mind;

prana  =  life;

sarira  =  body;

neta  =  controller,  guiding;

pratisthitah  =  seated;

anne   =  in  the  food  ( i.e,  in  the  whole  body  of  human );

hrdayam  =  in  the  heart;

sannidhaya  =  clothed;

tat  =  that;

vijnanena  =  by  perfect  knowledge;

pari-pasyanti  =  realizes;

dhirah  =  the  wise;

ananda-rupam  =  blissful;

amrtam  =  immortal

yat  =  which;

vibhati  =  manifests.    
     

"He  is  " all-wise" and  " all-knowing" and  His,  is  verily,  this  glory  masnifest  in  the  world.

In  the  sky  of  heart,  ----  the luminous  city  of  Brahmam  ---  He  is  established,  clothed  in  mind  and  guiding  life  and  body.

With  His  seat  in  the  heart,  He  lives  in  the  whole  body  of  human.

In  the  perfect  knowledge  of  Him,  the  wise  realize  the  state  of  'Blissful  Immortality' ".


Next : Discussion-1.  "Connecting  previous  mantram ....  "

To be continued....



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