Living with Śiva

Dhyāna Vighnāḥ


Obstacles to

Born along and defiled by the stream of qualities, unsteady, wavering, bewildered, full of desire, distracted, one goes on into the state of self-conceit. In thinking, ‘This is I’ and ‘That is mine’ one binds himself with himself, as does a bird with a snare.§

Kṛishṇa Yajur Veda, Maitrī Upanishad, 3.2. UPH, P. 418§