UPANISHAD MANDUKYA : Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise ) Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins : Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9. Slokam-2. Discussion-1.
Mandukya Upanishad :
Chapter-1. Agama Prakarana ( The Scriptural Treatise )
Sri Gaudapada's glossary begins :
Karika Slokam-s 1 to 9.
"Daksinaksjasahi-mukhe visvo manasy-antastu taijasah,
akase ca hrdi prajnas-tridha dehe vyavasthitah."
daksina aksi mukke - ( is in the ) right eye;
visvah - visva;
antah manasi - ( is ) within the mind;
tu - whereas;
taijasah - taijasa;
akase hrdi - ( is in the ) space within the heart;
ca prajnah - and prajna;
tridha - in three different ways;
dehe - in the body;
vyvasthitah - ( is ) placed.
"Visva works from the right eye, Taijasa from the mind, and Prajna from the heart-space. Thus, the one Self is conceived as working from the three headquarters as three distinct entities."
These is no direct evidence of expression in the Mandukya Upanishad regarding the seat of activity af the three egos in the three states in our consciousness. Gaudapada in the Karika is giving us the exact location whe…