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Subramanian.R

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Panchadasi - (72)
« on: August 23, 2008, 01:40:15 PM »
The Chapter III continues....

Verse 41:-  Brahman is called the individual soul, Jiva, when
It is viewed in association with the five sheaths, as a man,
is called father, and a grandfather in relation to his son or his
grandson.

Verse 42:-  As a man is neither a father nor a grandfather,
when considered apart from his son and grandson, so Brahman
is neither Isvara nor Jiva, when considered apart from Maya
or the five sheaths.

Verse 43:-  He knows Brahman thus becomes himself Brahman.
Brahman has no birth.  So also, he is not born again.

(Mundaka Up. 3.2.9;  Taittiriya Up. 2.1;  Katha Up. 2.18;
Chandogya Up. 8.15.1)

Concluded.

Arunachala Siva.