Namaskaar. We move on to Part 3 of the series on Mundaka Upanishad with Shri V. Subrahmanian. Its getting very interesting and wonderful learning as some new concepts are being introduced. New, as in our understanding 🙂 But its all so beautifully explained by way of practical examples and a systematic sequence of thoughts.
The muNDakopaniShat – Part 3
In the foregoing the Supreme brahman, akSharam, was stated to be the source of the entire creation. This is being elucidated with the help of well known analogies:
यथोर्णनाभिः सृजते गृह्णते च
यथा पृथिव्यामोषधयः सम्भवन्ति ।
यथा सतः पुरुषात्केशलोमानि
तथाक्षरात्सम्भवन्तीह विश्वम् ॥ ७ ॥
यथा just as ऊर्णनाभिः the spider सृजते spreads out गृह्णते च and withdraws यथा just as पृथिव्यां on the earth ओषधयः plants सम्भवन्ति grow यथा just as सतः from a living पुरुषात् individual केशलोमानि hairs तथा even so अक्षरात् from the akShara सम्भवन्ति arise इह here विश्वम् the world