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MUNDAKOPANISHAD : CHAPTER-3. SECTION-2. MANTRAM-5. { Description of attaining Brahmam.}




MUNDAKOPANISHAD

CHAPTER-3.

SECTION-2.

MANTRAM-5. { Description  of  attaining  Brahmam.}

"Sampra-pyainam-rsayo  jnana-trptah

krtatmano  vita-ragah  prasantah,

te  sarvagam  sarvatah  prapya  dhira

yuktat-manah  sarva-mava-visanti."


samprapya  =  having  attained;

enam  =  this  ( the Self );

rsayah  =  sages;

jnana-trptah  =  satisfied  with  knowledge  (  and  not  left  with  longing  for  anything  else );

krt-atmanah  =  with  their  purposes  fulfilled;

vita-ragah  =  free  from  attachment;

prasantah  =  peaceful;

te  =  they;

sarvagam  =  all  pervading  ( Brahmam );

sarvatah  =  everywhere;

prapya  =  having  attained;

dhirah  =  the  wise;

yukta-atmanah  =  devoted  to  the  Self;

sarvam  =  all;

eva  =  alone;

avisanti  =  enter  into.


"When  the  Sages  have  attained  the  Atma  ( Paramatma )  they  become  satisfied  with  their  knowledge,  their  purpose  is  fulfilled,  they  become  free  from  desire  and  they  gain  tranquillity."

"Having  attained  the  all - pervading  Atma  ( Parmatma )  everywhere,  the  wise,  thereafter  devoted  to  the  Self,  enter  into  everything."

Next : Discussion-1. "Last two  mantra-s  explained  that  realisation of Self  is  very  difficult- if  so  why  go  for  that  .... this  is  answered  in  this  mantram"

To be continued  ...






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