‘Be not severed from this world’:
It is generally understood, and often preached too, that Hinduism does not relate to this world.
Hinduism is believed to be related to PARA UNIVERSE AND SPIRITUALITY ONLY.
Hinduism, actually, does not support this erroneous view at all.
Ved orders its followers:
‘Utkraamaatah, purush! maav patthaa
maachchhitthaa asmaallokaadagneh sooryasy’ sandr’shah.’
‘Step up from here, O man! FALL NOT DOWN. LOOSENING DOWN THE FETTER OF DEATH. Be not severed from this world, from the sight of one who leads to light, of the sun.’
‘Udyaanam te, purush! naavyaanam,
jeevaatum te daxtaatim kr’n’omi.
Aa hi rohemamamr’tam sukham rathmath
‘Up-going thine, O man! NOT DOWN-GOING. length of life, ability, I make for thee. For do thou ascend this IMMORTAL EASY-RUNNING CHARIOT. Then shalt thou in ADVANCED AGE, speak to the council.’
–Ved: 4 Atharv Ved: 8/1//6
Ved is the ultimate book and the ultimate authority on Hinduism:
Yet, it does not preach Sanyas.
Instead, it preaches:
‘Ten tyakten bhunjeetha’
‘With that renounced, enjoy thyself’
Evam tvayi naanyatheto’sti n’ karm lipyate nare.’
‘Only Doing works here
one should wish to live hundreds of years.
No way for thee but this
so action cleaveth not the man.’
NOT ‘Tyajeethaa”Renounce thyself’.
Elsewhere Ved says:
vr’shtim daashusshe martyaay’,
Ahamapo anayam vaavashaanaa,
Mam devaaso anu ketamaayan.’
‘I have bestowed the land/earth upon the Aary’/better. I’ve rain upon the one who donates and never forgets that one has to die. I guided forth the loudly roaring waters/beauties/deeds.
The divine ones moved according to my discipline.’
–Ved: 1 R’g Ved: 4/26/2
‘I have bestowed the land/earth upon the Aary’/better.’
To renunciate it?
If so, there was no need to BESTOW IT ITSELF ab initio.
Why this useless (Shanno Mitrah! Shaantam Paapam!) bounty then?
If ultimately it was to be renunciated, why bestow it ab initio?
So, it’s quite natural to understand that the land/earth ‘bhoomim’ has been bestowed upon the ‘Aary’/the better’ to enjoy it–‘Bhunjeethaa”Enjoy thyself’, NOT ‘Tyajeethaa’ Renounce thyself’.
Shri Ramcharit Manas describes the attributes of ‘Ram Raajy’:
‘Chaariu charan dharm jag maaheen,
poori rahaa sapnehun agh naaheen.’
‘Dharm had filled the universe with all its four steps. There was no sin at all, even in dreams.’
-Shri Ramcharit Manas: 7 Uttar Kand: 20/3
What are these four steps of Dharm?
Dharm, Arth, Kaam and Mox, naturally.
Lord Ram never resorted to Sanyas.
Lord Kr’shn never did it, too.
Lord Ram is called MARYADA PURUSOTTAM.
Lord Kr’shn is called YOGESHVAR.
What do you mean?
They did not know even WHAT HINDUISM IS?
I don’t agree with you.
Neither any other sane person would ever.
‘Ihaiv stam maa viyaushtam vishvamaayurvyashnutam,
Kreedantau putrairnaptr’bhirmodmaanau svastakau.’
Because only a strong family can protect a person from all the possible circumstances he/she may has to face.
It can protect a person from madness and suicides too, eventually, if it’s needed.
Hinduism extends this proposal to the entire humankind even:
‘Ayam nijah pao veti, gan’naa laghuchetsaam,
Udaarcharitaanaam tu VASUDHAIV KUTUMBKAM.’
‘This is MINE or THINE, is the counting of people of small consciousness. To the persons of LIBERAL CHARACTER, but, the entire Multiverse is a family.’
Hinduism proposes democracy and PROGRESSIVE POLITICS:
‘Om ishe tvorjje tvaa vaayav sth’ devo vah savitaa praarpayatu shreshthtamaay’ karman’aapyaayadhvamaghnyaa’in draay’ bhaagam prajaavateeranameevaa’ayaxmaa maa v’ sten eishat maaghshagvagvonso dhruvaa’asmin gopatau syaat bahveeryajmaanasy’ pashoonpaahi.’
‘Om! for food/the energy of desire/the will power, thee. For energy, thee. Breezes are ye. Divine Creator impel, you all, to noblest work. Complete properly, Inviolable female! share for the controller of organs.Rich in offspring/subject. Free from sickness. Free from diminishing. No thief rule on you, no evil-praiser. Be constant in this master of ‘go’, numerous! Guard the cattle of the worshiper.’
It is clear from this Mantr, thus, that Yajurved does not deal with definitions, as R’g Ved did.
It deals with family and politics.
‘Complete properly, Inviolable female! share for the controller of organs. Rich in offspring/subject. Free from sickness. Free from diminishing.’
‘aapyaayadhvamaghnyaa’indraay’ bhaagam prajaavateeranameevaa’ayaxmaa. ‘
Throughout Yajurved, we find these two subjects, mainly, dealt with.
So, from Yajurved, the applications of the definitions, given profoundly in R’g Ved, starts.
In democracy, thus, it is necessary that every one must be aware of what’s happening in politics.
You can’t be unconscious to it.
Don’t vote ever for a thief.
Don’t vote ever for the persons who praise evil.
They’ll work against democracy, and will destroy it eventually.
‘Sam samidyuvase vr’shanngne! vishvaanyary’ aa
idaspade samidhyase s’ no vasoonyaa bhar.’
‘O Showrer Agni ! Lord ! to mix up/ to unite all, completely, for the post on Earth, to kindle rightly, you! bring unto us dwellings and treasures (vasooni).’
-Ved: 1 R’g Ved: 10/191/1
‘1st: ‘samidhyase’: to mix up/to unite (‘yu mishran’e’ Adādigan’ 2|24) all (vishvaani) completely (sam sam it).
2nd: ‘Idaspde’: for the post(pad) on Earth (‘idah’:Nighantu 1|1|15).
3rd: ‘samidhyse’: to kindle rightly.
4th: ‘vasoonyaa bhar’: bring (aa bhar) unto us (no) dwellings & treasures (vasooni).’
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