Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 19 Oct 2011 15:14 and updated at 19 Oct 2011 15:14


Taittariya Of the preceding (physical) one, this one, indeed, is the embodied self. As compared with this vital body, there is another internal self constituted by mind. By that one is this one filled up. That self constituted by mind is also of a human shape. The human shape of the mental body takes after the human shape of the vital body. Of the mental body, the Yajur mantras are the head. The Rig mantras are the right side, the Sama mantras are the left side, the Brahmana portion is the self (trunk), the mantras seen by Atharvangiras are the stabilising tail. Pertaining to this there is a verse:

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