काशीपञ्चकम् – श्रीमच्छंकरभगवत्पादविरचितम् KASHI PANCHAKAM OF SRI SANKARACHARYA With the commentary Tatva. The name Kashi or Varanasi brings a feeling of spiritual bliss in our minds. This is the case with all the Hindus of India and abroad. Whether. Coming to Sankaracharya’s Kasi Panchakam, he, being an whatever name you may call the place, Kasi, Prayaga etc., it exists within him.

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Since the mind is filled with the six-fold enemy such as greed, anger, jealousy, etc. Most dead bodies in and around Kasi are brought there for cremation.

Once the mind is pure, we will realize that we are not the mind, but a witness of the mind. It is not void, it is Kasi. You are commenting kzsi your Pabchakam account. Water of the Ganges remains pure despite a lot of toxins and chemicals that are dumped into it. For instance, we talk while taking food, and eating becomes mechanical. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It is like lightning, which briefly lights up objects in the dark and disappears quickly.

To know the truth, we have to step away from the mind and watch it; then, it automatically becomes calm and quiet. No other river has such power of self purification. While paying attention to and investing interest in the objects of panvhakam world, we cannot realize it as illusion.


The flow of thoughts is harmless if and only if the content of the mind is realized as unreal. The infinite has centre everywhere. This pqnchakam division and plurality projected by the ignorant mind is mithya, unreal. Time and space are categories of the mind. We practise karma yoga, selfless service, to neutralize mahyam.

Kashi Panchakam –

Email required Address never made public. You are commenting using your Twitter account. The agitation however comes back once the effect of the drug wears away. Kasika means Kasi, one of the holiest pilgrimage centres of India. It is not what is described in words.

Thus, a pot is not svayamprakasya, self-shining; it is paraprakasya, shines by the light, by the eyesight and by the mind as the content of the waking consciousness. As the mind becomes pure, it becomes satvika in nature, calm and quiet, loses its rajasa hyperactivity and tamas dullness burden. I am that city of Kasi in the form of my own pure awareness.

Vedantins are upadanaikasarana meaning that the matrix is the most important for Vedantins. Kasi means Atman, the Awareness Absolute, in which everything shines. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The supreme peace that is the quietude of the mind is that Manikarnika ghat, the holiest of the holy.

काशीपञ्चकम् Kashi Panchakam – Sri Adi Shankaracharya Verse – 1 – || अहम् ब्रह्मास्मि ||

Freedom is mostly described in negative terms. Unless we negate this projection of the mind, we cannot discover the truth. Initially, the progress is slow in yoga, and therefore, perseveringly withdraw from the thoughts. As we identify with the mind, we remain trapped in it. Similarly, watch yourself while kasl.


Kasi Panchakam – Adi Sankara

Be a witness to the mind, and the mind becomes pure. We want the real peace of mind, not the ephemeral one. It is as if they are waiting for us to wake up.

Vana is suffering and nirvana is freedom from suffering. One should not increase the impurities of the mind or work at cross-purposes.

Kasi Panchakam

Notify me of new comments via email. The universe is the content of waking consciousness, an appearance in the consciousness. Upasantih, the dousing of the fire, the fire of affliction. There is time only when there is a thought and there is space only when we identify with the body.

Stop talking and experience fully the taste of the dish. Watch the mind constantly. The flow of the waking consciousness is the divine Ganges. Everything of this creation, including the body, belongs to Isvara.

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