Annexure to Bhagavata Mahaatmya.

elmec elmec at GIASBG01.VSNL.NET.IN
Tue Jul 25 14:42:59 CDT 2000

"H.B.Dave" wrote:

> That is an interesting account about Naimishaaranya.
> It may interest the List Members the interpretation of a wheel, it's
> peripery (nemi), the spokes (aaraa) and the hub (naabhi) :  naabhi =
> (turiya), aaraa = senses (including mana.h) and nemi = the world
> perceptions or inputs from the perceived world.
> [Image] This figure may help in understanding.  Note that naabhi is
> stationary, but the part of the wheel denoted by a small circle
> aroound it, on which the spokes are connected, is rotating. That is
> aanandmaya kosha or jeevatmaa. Bhuuloka is the gross world. The
> "wheel" breaking is a person getting free from attachments to this
> world.
> I hope this analogy may help in understanding the hidden meaning of
> the scripture.
> Best wishes,-- Himanshu

Beautiful interpretation of the word nEmi. The drawing was very helpful.
Breaking of the ring of the wheel has so much of hidden meaning ! Thanks
for the additional info.

Hari Om,
Latha Vidyaranya

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