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MUNDAKOPANISHAD : CHAPTER-3. SECTION-1. MANTRAM- 5. { Helpful means to Self-realization }





MUNDAKOPANISHAD

CHAPTER-3.

SECTION-1.

MANTRAM - 5. { Helpful  means  to  Self-realization }





Satyena  labhyas - tapasa  hyesa  atma

samyag - jnanena  brhma - caryena  nityam,

antah - sarire  jyotir - mayo  hi  subhro

yam  pasyanti  yatayah  kshina - doshah.




satyena  =  by  veracity  ( truth );

labhyah  =   is  attained;

tapasa  =  by  concentration,  austerity;

hi  =  verily;

esah  =  this;

atma  =  Jivatma ( Self );

samyak   jnanena  =  by  true  knowledge,  wisdom;

brahma-caryena  =  by  self-control,  continence;

nityam  =  constantly;

antah - sarire  =  within  the  body ( or  mind );

jyotirmayah  =  resplendent,  luminous;

hi  =  verily;

subhrah  =  stainless;

yam  =  whom;

pasyanti  =  see  ( behold );

yatayah  =  self  controlled,  sannyasin-s,  ascetics;

kshina-doshah  =  who  are  purified,  sinless.


 






 "The  Self  is  attained  through  veracity,  concentration,  wisdom  and  continence;  cultivate  all  of  them  constantly.

When  impurities  ( thus )  dwindle,  the  ascetic  beholds  HIM  -- --Stainless,  resplendent  ---  within  his  very  body."

Next : Discussion-1. "Satyam, Ahimsa, Brahmacaryam"

 To be continued  ....








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