MANDUKYA UPANISHAD : Chapter-1. "AGAMA PRAKARANA" ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Mantram-2, Discussion- 5.
( The Scriptural Treatise )
"Sarvam hyetad Brahma, ayam-atma Brahma,
so' yam-atma catuspat."
sarvam - all;
hi - indded;
brahma - this (is) BRAHMAM;
ayam atma brahma - this Self ( ATMA IN US ) is BRAHMAM;
sah - That ( BRAHMAM );
ayam atma - ( which is ) this Self ( ATMA IN US );
catuspat - ( is ) covered with four quarters ( PARTS ).
"All this is verily BRAHMAM. This is BRAHMAM. This JIVATMA ( ATMA WITHIN US ) has four quarters ( parts )."
Last edition :- Discussion-4.
To break this notion of falsehood, and to walk into the wisdom of PURE KNOWLEDGE is the goal of the seeker and herein we find, the Master through this Upanishad, giving a very clear statement of
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Atma is the Reality, which, though ever undivided and indivisible, has come to manifest itself very clearly within the lotus of our
Brahmam is the Ultimate Reality, All-pervading and Absolute which is unconditional and unborn.
The Upanishad here says, "This Atma is Brahmam"; the individual "I" is the -Universal -"I".
The pronoun 'this' has an ocean of significances and if we go into all the details of it, it would itself fill a bulky volume!
So for our purpose, I may mention here only some of its salient points.
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