Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 20 Oct 2011 08:31 and updated at 20 Oct 2011 08:31


Katha 1.3.10. The sensory objects are subtler than the senses, and subtler than the sensory objects is mind. But intellect is subtler than mind and subtler than intellect is Mahat (the Hiranyagarbha).
Katha 1.3.11. The unmanifested (avyakta) is subtler than Mahat Hiranyagarbha() and subtler than the unmanifested is Purusha. There is nothing subtler than Purusha. That is the end, that is the supreme goal.
Katha 1.3.13. Let the wise man merge speech in his mind, merge that (mind) into the intelligent self and the intelligent self into the Mahat. (Let him then) merge the Mahat into the peaceful Self.
Katha 1.3.15. By knowing that which is soundless, touchless, formless, undecaying, so also tasteless, eternal, odourless, beginningless, endless, subtler than Mahat and constant, man is liberated from the jaws of death.
Katha 2.3.7. The mind is subtler than the senses; subtler than the mind is the intellect; Mahat Hiranyagarbha() is subtler than the intellect; subtler than Mahat is Avyakta (Unmanifested).
Taittariya Of that preceding (vital) one, this (mental one is verily the embodied self. As compared with this mental body, there is another internal self constituted by valid knowledge. By that one is this one filled up. This one as aforesaid, has verily a human shape. It is humanly shaped in accordance with the human shape of the earlier one. Of him faith is verily the head; righteousness is the right side; truth is the left side; concentration is the self (trunk); (the principle, called) Mahat, is the stabilising tail. Pertaining to this, here is a verse:

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