By Swami Chidananda
Life begins with seeking food, clothes and shelter. Even in this 21st century, a good percentage of humanity cannot look beyond these basic needs. Life progresses with appreciation of art, music, sciences and many finer things. The privileged classes engage in these and experience subtler joys. The highest, however, is the contact with the timeless, which the Upanishads call Brahman. Knowledge (jnāna) is the way to this supreme accomplishment.
One knows Brahman attains the supreme.
Taittiriya Upanishad – 2.1.1
(Valli 2, anuvāka 1, mantra 1)Tags: mantra to ponder, Swami Chidananda