[Advaita-l] Keep the inner cool and the world is cool for you

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 12:30:01 EDT 2020

The lines I cited had some spelling errors and here is the corrected

अन्तःशीतलतायां तु लब्धायां शीतलं जगत् |
अन्तस्तृष्णोपतप्तानां दावदाहमयं जगत् ||

दृष्टिं ज्ञानमयीं कृत्वा पश्येद् ब्रह्ममयं जगत् |


On Sun, Aug 2, 2020 at 9:46 PM V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>

> In the Jivanmukti viveka, Swami Vidyaranya cites a verse from the Laghu
> Yoga Vasishtha that comes as a clarion call for deep contemplation:
> अन्तःशीतलातायां तु लब्धायां शीतलं जगत् |
> अन्तस्तृष्णोपतप्तानां दावदाहमयं जगत् ||
> [To those who have gained internal composure, the whole world becomes cool
> and calm, while, to persons burnt by the flames of internal desires, the
> world is one huge conflagration.]
> What the world is is decided by what the mind is. Another dimension of
> this is:
> दृष्टिं ज्ञानमयीं कृत्वा पश्येद् ब्रह्मयमं जगत् |  (Aparokshanubhuti)
> Om Tat Sat

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