The sky is his head, his eyes the sun and the moon, the quarters his ears, his speech the Vedas disclosed,
the wind his breath, his heart the universe, from his feet came the earth, he is indeed the inner Self of all things.
From him comes fire, the sun being the fuel, from the soma comes the rain, from the earth the herbs, the male pours the seed into the female, thus many beings are begotten from the Purusha.
From him come the Rig verses, the Saman chants, the Yajus formulae, the Diksha rites,
all sacrifices, all ceremonies and all gifts, the year too, the sacrificers, the worlds, where the moon shines brightly, as does sun.
From him, too, gods are manifold produced, the celestials, the men, the cattle, the birds, the breathing, the rice, the corn, the meditation,
the Shraddha (faith), the Satya (truth), the Brahmacharya, and the Vidhi (law).
Q1. Why Mundaka Upanishad is important?
Mandukya Upanishad describes four states of consciousness, namely waking
(jågrat), dreaming (svapna), and deep sleep (suṣupti), which correspond to the Three Bodies
Doctrine: The first state is the waking state, in which we are aware of our
Q2. What is taken from Mundaka Upanishad?
Mundaka Upanishad is an ancient Sanskrit Vedic text, embedded inside Atharva
Veda. The Mundaka Upanishad is the source of the phrase Satyameva Jayate,
which is the national motto of India.
Q3. What is the major of Mundaka?
It is a Mukhya (primary)
Upanishad, and is listed as number 5 in the Muktika canon of 108 Upanishads of
Hinduism. It is among the most widely translated Upanishads.
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