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Prasna Upanishad



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Prasna Upanishad

Then Bhargava Vaidarbhi asked: ‘Master, what are the powers that keep the union of a being, how many keep burning the lamps of life, and which amongst them is supreme?’

The sage replied ‘The powers are space, air, fire, water, and earth; and voice, mind, the eye and the ear. These powers light the lamps of life and say ‘We keep the union of this being and we are its foundation’.

But Life, the power supreme, said to them ‘Do not fall into delusion. It is I who in my fivefold division, keep the union of this being and I am its foundation’

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