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UPANISHAD MANDUKYA : Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins : Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9. Slokam-1. Discussion-3.

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28/04/2018
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Mandukya Upanishad :

Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise )

Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins :

Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9.
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Slokam-1.

Bahis-prajno vibhur-visvo hyantah-prajnastu taijasah,

ghana-prajnas-tatha prajna eka eva tridha smrtah.
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bahih prajno = who is conscious of the external;

vibhuh = all pervasive;

visvah = visva;

hi = whereas;

antah prajnah = who is conscious of the internal;

tu = but;

taijasah = is taijasa;

ghana prajnah = (is) mass of consciousness;

tatha = and;

prajnah = is prakma;

ekah eva = sama entity only;

tridha = (in) three different ways;

smrtah = (is) thought of.
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SUM of Mantram :
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Visva, the first quarter ( pada ) is he, who is All-pervading and who experiences the external, the gross objects ( the Waker ).

Taijasa, the second quarter ( pada ), is he, who cognates the internal, the subtle bodies ( the Dreamer ).

Prajna is he, who is a mass of conscio…

UPANISHAD MANDUKYA : Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins : Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9. Slokam-1. Discussion-2.

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08/04/2018
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Mandukya Upanishad :

Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise )

Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins :

Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9.
**************
Slokam-1.

Bahis-prajno vibhur-visvo hyantah-prajnastu taijasah,

ghana-prajnas-tatha prajna eka eva tridha smrtah.
***********************************
bahih prajno = who is conscious of the external;

vibhuh = all pervasive;

visvah = visva;

hi = whereas;

antah prajnah = who is conscious of the internal;

tu = but;

taijasah = is taijasa;

ghana prajnah = (is) mass of consciousness;

tatha = and;

prajnah = is prakma;

ekah eva = sama entity only;

tridha = (in) three different ways;

smrtah = (is) thought of.
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SUM of Mantram :
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Visva, the first quarter ( pada ) is he, who is All-pervading and who experiences the external, the gross objects ( the Waker ).

Taijasa, the second quarter ( pada ), is he, who cognizes the internal, the subtle bodies ( the Dreamer ).

Prajna is he, who is a mass of conscio…