73. labdhakAmA

Ravisankar S. Mayavaram msr at ISC.TAMU.EDU
Wed Jun 17 22:22:34 CDT 1998

73. labdhakAmA

SHE who is ever content. SHE has no unfulfilled desires. All HER desires
are already fulfilled. "labdha" means attained and "kAmA" here implies the
happiness that is desired. SHE has this already.  SHE is paryApta kAmA.
"paryAptA kAmAsya kR^itAtamanastu ihaiva sarve pravilIyanti kAmaH"
[muNDakopaniShad 3-3] - Desires of one who has realised the Self and
contented (through the fulfillment of desire of realizing the Self)
disappears here itself. (*)

AUM labdhakAmAyai namaH

(*) This statement can also be interpreted as
"Through the fulfilment of the desire to realize the Self all other
desires disappear here itself"

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