Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

aneka chitta vibhranti 16.16

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aneka chitta vibhranti 16.16

16.16
aneka-chitta-vibhrāntā moha-jāla-samāvṛitāḥ
prasaktāḥ kāma-bhogeṣu patanti narake ’śuchau

aneka-chitta-vibhrāntā – At one time (aneka), give attention to (chitta), at the light of day break (vibhranta)
moha-jāla-samāvṛitāḥ -the face (moha) with flow of water (jala) equal to being covered or surrounded by (sama avritah)
prasaktāḥ – the excess possibilities
kāma bhogeṣu – of love desires (kama) to be discarded to the fire (bhogesu)
patanti -shall fall down
narake ’śucau – from that hell (narake) for happiness (sucau)

Full meaning –
At one time, give attention to at the light of day break, the face with flow of water equal to being covered or surrounded by the excess possibilities of love desires to be discarded to the fire, shall fall down from that hell for happiness.

Here is something to think about, the significance of bhogi that allows one’s body to think about happiness.

What does it say in Gita?

 

Kama bhogesu prasaktah does not mean ever given to sex-indulgences.

 

The saraswati stotram has the word kama – Sarasvati namastubhyaṃ varade kāmarūpiṇi.

I find it interesting how people enjoy the knowledge without giving much thought to it.

And so with numerous bewildering thoughts, entangled in meshes of delusion, ever given to sex indulgences they are degraded into states that are loathsome and full of suffering? What are these loathsome states? And people are in these states? Do we understand the world around us this way? This is Bhagavad Gita? So is the world then good or bad? How do we want to understand that? And the words full of suffering? Suffering not part of life, what then is Buddhism about and how it was founded? And suffering how exactly? In the way this world is bad or good? What is seen and unseen? Known or unknown? Questions to think about the modern day we live in and on social media and claim life or lives to be. What are we living and breathing? What is really the truth of this world? What do we want it to be? And something else to think about how does one’s body understand this truth.

That the happiness we live this life with… ?