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ULLadu Narpadu - 158
« on: June 08, 2010, 09:36:28 AM »

Padamalai covers in some more verses about the meaning of ULLadu
Narpadu, Verse 25:-

Verse 1252:  In the certain knowledge of the Self, wherein the ego
dies completely and is resurrected, mental anguish completely

Verse 2659:  If even a trace of the ego, "I", exists, the experience
of the Self will be obstructed.

Verse 1588: Other than getting ruined, what else can the ego
accomplish when it loses the light of consciousness by getting
enmeshed in the net of worldly life?

Verse 1070:  A rutting elephant [the ego] will kill itself, trying
to get gore the mountain it takes to be its enemy, but which is
in fact its own shadow.

Verse 2885:  The upsurging ego-consciousness is the misery of
samsara, the bondage of false, mental creations.

Verse 441:  Until you subjugate, root out and destroy that enemy, all manner of blame and sin accrue to you.

Verse 878:  As long as that ego exists, innumerable obstacles will arise in succession, link winged white ants streaming out of an ant hill.

(Translations of Padamalai Verses, from David Godman's book).

Arunachala Siva.