Mundakopanishad : CHAPTER-2. SECTION-2. MANTRAM-6. { Method of contemplation on Brahmam with the help of Pranavam ( Aum / OM ) }


Mundakopanishad :

 CHAPTER-2.

SECTION-2.

MANTRAM-6. { Method of contemplation on Brahmam with the help of Pranavam ( Aum / OM ) }


Ara  iva  ratha-nabhau  samhata  yatra  nadyah

sa  esho-ntas-carate  bahudha  jaya-manah,

Om-ityevam  dhyayatha  atmanam

svasti  vah  paraya  tamasah  parastat.


arah  =  spokes;

iva  =  like;

ratha-nabhau  =  in  the  hub  of  a  chariot  wheel;

samhata  =  meet;

yatra  =  where;

nadyah  =  nerves;

sah  =  He;

eshah  =  this;

atma  =  the  Atma ( Self );

antah - carate  =  dwells ( lit. moves  in  the  heart );

bahudha  =  in  many  ways;

jaya -  manah  =  becoming  manifold;

om  iti  =as  'Om';

evam  =  thus;

dhyayatha  =  you  meditate;

atmanam  =  on  the  Self;

svasti  =  blessings,  godspeed;

vah  =  to  you;

paraya  = (  in  crossing  to  the ) farther  shores;

tamasah  =  of  the  darkness;

parastat  =  beyond.



"Where  all  the  nerves  meet  like  the  spokes  of  a  chariot  wheel  in  the  hub,  there  within  the  heart  He  ( Chaithanyam ) moves,  becoming  manifold.

Meditate  on  that  Self  as  Om.

Godspeed  to  you  in  crossing  to  the  farther  shores  beyond  darkness."

Next : Discussion-1. "Hub ... center  of  the  love-heart  .....He .... subtle nerves"

To be continued  ....


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