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The Pancha Koshas, (the Five Sheaths)
« on: February 04, 2009, 11:23:21 AM »
One day in 1938, Bhagavan Ramana pointed out error in the common notion of the Pancha Koshas, the five sheaths, viz., matter, life,
mind, intellect and the bliss, as sheaths fitted one within another
and having the Self innermost.  He said that an apt analogy for the five sheaths would be the scented handkerchief.  It has material,
texture, dimension, colour and the scent, corresponding to the five sheaths. But the five are not distinct from one another. They co-exist together in every fibre of the kerchief.  Likewise, the five sheaths are together integrated in the Self.

(Source: Arunachala's Ramana., Boundless Ocean of Grace.
Volume No. 3. Sri Ramanasramam, Tiruvannamalai.)

Arunachala Siva.

Arunachala Siva.