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MUNDAKOPANISHAD : CHAPTER-3. SECTION-1. MANTRAM-10. { A desirer of prosperity should worship the Knower of Brahmam }



MUNDAKOPANISHAD

CHAPTER-3.

SECTION-1.

MANTRAM-10. { A  desirer   of  prosperity  should  worship  the  Knower  of  Brahmam }

"Yam  yam  lokam  manasa  samvibhati

visuddha-sattvah   kamayate   yamsca   kaman,

tam  tam  lokam  jayate  tamsca   kaman

tasmad-atmajnanam  hy-arcayed   bhuti-kamah."

yam  yam  =  whichever;

lokam  =  worlds;

manasa   =   by  the  mind;

samvibhati  =  desires,  concentrates;

visuddha-sattvah   =   man  of  purified  nature;

kamayate  =   desires  to  have;

tam  tam  =  those;

lokam  =  worlds;

jayate  =  wins,  obtains;

tan  =  those;

ca  =  and;

kaman  =  desires;

tasmat  =  therefore;

atma-jnanam   =  man  of  Self-realisation;

hi  =  verily;

arcayet  =  should  honour;

bhuti-kamah  =  who  is  desirous  of  prosperity.


"Whatever  sphere  the  man  of  purified  nature  desires,  whatever  objects  he  fixes  his  heart  upon,  he  obtains  those  worlds  and  those  objects."

"Therefore,  he  who  is  desirous  of  prosperity  should  honour  the  man  of  Self-realisation."  

NEXT : Discussion-1. " Mind  is  the  man"..

To  be  continued  ...



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