Namaskaar. We move on to Part 8 of Mundaka Upanishad by Shri V. Subrahmanian and Advaita Academy.
The muNDakopaniShat – Part 8
तस्मादग्निः समिधो यस्य सूर्यः
सोमात्पर्जन्य ओषधयः पृथिव्याम् ।
पुमान्रेतः सिञ्चति योषितायां
बह्वीः प्रजाः पुरुषात्संप्रसूताः ॥ ५ ॥
तस्मात् From Him अग्निः Fire समिधः the fuel यस्य for which सूर्यः is the sun सोमात् from moon पर्जन्यः rain ओषधयः herbs पृथिव्याम् on the earth पुमान् man रेतः seminal fluid सिञ्चति places योषितायां in the womb बह्वीः many प्रजाः beings पुरुषात् from Puruṣa संप्रसूताः are born
From Him comes the Fire whose fuel is the sun; from the moon comes rain; from rain, the herbs that grow on the earth; from the herbs, the seminal fluid which a man pours into a woman. Thus many living beings are born of the Puruṣa.
From the Supreme Puruṣa is born the particular form of being, Agni. The fuel, as it were, for this Agni is the Sun. The Sun indeed is illumining the heavens, the first fire. From the heavens the moon is produced from which the second fire namely the rain, the second fire, emerges. From rain grow the herbs on earth, the third fire. By the sacrificial oblations made in the male, the fourth fire, by the herbs that are the basic material, the man pours in the seminal fluid into the womb which is yet another, the fifth, fire. In this manner countless beings are generated with distinctions such as brāhmaṇa. Continue reading