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Panchadasi - (11)
« on: August 19, 2008, 12:03:20 PM »
The Chapter VII continues...


Verse 211:-  It is common experience that the states of waking,
dreaming and deep sleep are distinct from one another, but
the experiencing consciousness is the same. 

Verse 217:- This Chidabhasa is a product of Maya.  Sruti and
experience both demonstrate this.  Thi world is a magical
show, and Chidabhasa is included in it.

Verse 219:-  When Chidabhasa convinces himself that he
is liable to destruction, he no longer has a desire for pleasure.
Does a man lying on the ground in death-bed will ever
desire to marry?

Verse 220:- He is ashamed to speak of himself as enjoyer
as before.  He feels ashamed like one whose nose has been
cutoff and just endures the experience of his fructifying karma.

Verse 231:-  Chidabhasa superimposes on the three bodies
the reality of the Kutastha, due to the play of Maya, and imagines
that these three bodies are his real Self.

Verse 234:-  By discrimination, ridding himself of all the
illusion of Maya and wihout caring for himself, the Chidabhasa
always thinks of the Kutastha.  How can he still be subject to
the afflictions pertaining to the body?

Verse 235:- When a man takes a rope for a serpent, he runs
away from it.  When the illusion is negated, and the true nature
of the rope is known, he realizes his error and is ashamed of it.

Verse 236:-  As a man, who has injured another through ignorance
humbly begs his forgiveness on realizing the error, so Chidabhasa
submits himself to Kutastha.

Verse 238:-  As a courtesan suffering from a certain disease
is ashamed to demonstrate her charms to a lover, who is
acquainted with her condition, the Chidabhasa is ashamed
to consider himself as the doer and enjoyer.

Verse 240:-  As a heir-apparent imitates the life of his father,
the King, in order to fit himself for accession to the throne,
so, Chidabhasa continually imitates the witness Kutastha,
with a view to his being with It. 
Arunachala Siva.


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Re: Panchadasi - (11)
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2008, 02:01:50 PM »
Chidabhasa realises that the association with the adjuncts and pursuit of happiness in nonself brings misery.Then he realises that source of
happiness is Kutastha and rests in Kutastha becoming one with it and enjoys uninterrupted bliss.