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KATHOPANISHAD

(6)-17

1. Sri Shankaracharya's interpretation of etc. is simply keep these ephemeral things for you; I do not care for them.

2. is explained by Sri Sankaracharya to mean "for the sake of the maintenance of the body." it may, perhaps, with a little grammatical licence, be understood to mean "hoping that the source of pleasure may be acquired and preserved.

3. I crave the forgiveness of the learned for giving an interpretation different from the orthodox commentarians in regard to these two verses. My interpretation is based on the juxtaposition of and.

 

 

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