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Vasanas and pursuit in Self abidance- 3+
« on: March 04, 2009, 10:56:19 AM »
David Godman while giving the translation of Verse 84, adds the following:

Bhagavan: When I was staying in the Skandasramam, I sometimes used to go out and sit on a rock.  On one such occasion, there were two or three others with me, including Rangaswami Iyengar. Suddenly, we noticed that some small mothlike insect shooting up like a rocket into the air from a crevice of the rock.  Within the twinkling of an eye, it had multiplied itself into millions of moths which formed a cloud and hid the sky from view.  We wondered at it and examined the place from which it shot up. We fond that it was
only a pinhole and knew that so many insects could not have issued out from it in such a short time.  This is how ahamkara, ego, shoots up like a rocket and instantaneously spreads out as the universe.

Manifestation of previously accumulated Vasanas is creation. Destruction of Vasanas is the end of creation.  (Padamalai.)

(Source: David Godman, and Ors. Translation of GVK.)

Arunachala Siva.