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Panchadasi - (129)
« on: August 26, 2008, 02:03:23 PM »
The Chapter XI continues....

Verse 98:-  Similarly, as one forgets one's egoity by continued
practice, one can comprehend through intuitive perception
one's natural state of bliss.

Verse 99:- By continued practice of all kinds, the ego becomes
exceedingly refined.  This state is ot sleep because he ego is not completely absorbed.  Moreover the body does not, as in sleep,
fall to the ground.

Verse 100:- The bliss in which there is no experience of duality,
and which is not sleep either, is the bliss of Brahman.  So
said Lord Krishna to Arjuna.

Verse 101:- 'By the steady application of reason and discrimination,
an aspirant should gradually, control his mind.  He should keep
the mind fixed on the Self and restrain it from thinking of
anything else.'

(For Verses 101-108, see Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Dhyana Yoga,
6.25-27; 6.20-23; 6-28;) 

(Bhagavan calls this state as 'sleepless state', or Turiya or

Verse 102:- 'Whenever the mind which is restless and fickle,
wanders away, the aspirant should restrain it and concentrate
on the Self, the Brahman.'

to be contd....

Arunachala Siva.