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Title: Panchadasi - (103)
Post by: Subramanian.R on August 25, 2008, 11:59:20 AM
The Chapter X continues...

Verse 14:-  In this illustration, the patron is the ego, the
various sense objects are he audiences, the intellect is
the dancer, the musicians playing their instruments are the
sense organs, and the light illuminating them all is the

Verse 15:-  As the light reveals all the objects remaining
in its own place, as the Witness-Consciousnes itself ever
motionless, the illumines the objects with and without,
including the operations of the mind.)

Verse 16:-  The distinction between the external and internal
objects refers to the body and not to the Witness-Consciousness.
Sense objects are outside the body whereas the ego is within
the body.

Verse 17:-  The mind seated within goes out again with the
sense organs.  In vain, people seek to impose the fickleness
of the mind illumined by the Witness-Consciousness on the latter.

Verse 18:-  The streak of sunlight coming into the room, through
an opening is motionless.  But one dances one's hand in the
rays, the light appears to be dancing.

To be contd....

Arunachala Siva.