By Swami Chidananda
Spiritual wisdom is intimately related to the inmost and the deepest desire in our human life – to be free of suffering, and to clear our bosom of all guilt and shame. Sorrow, pride, low self-esteem and a host of negativities belong to the ego, our misconceived identity. Upon knowing Brahman, our true nature, all of them – lock, stock, and barrel – pack up and leave us.
The knower of Brahman goes beyond sorrow and is freed from all sin!
tarati shokam, tarati pāpmānam
Mundaka Upanishad – 3.2.9
(Mundaka 3, Khanda 2, mantra 9)Tags: mantra to ponder, Swami Chidananda