काशीपञ्चकम् – श्रीमच्छंकरभगवत्पादविरचितम् KASHI PANCHAKAM OF SRI SANKARACHARYA With the commentary Tatva. The name Kashi or Varanasi brings a feeling of spiritual bliss in our minds. This is the case with all the Hindus of India and abroad. Whether. Coming to Sankaracharya’s Kasi Panchakam, he, being an whatever name you may call the place, Kasi, Prayaga etc., it exists within him.

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काशीपञ्चकम् Kashi Panchakam – Sri Adi Shankaracharya Verse – 1 – || अहम् ब्रह्मास्मि ||

The truth will reveal itself only when we prepare ourselves for the revelation, and the preparation is the negation of the identification with the body. It is not the silence per Se that is important.

We will be able to transcend the mind if and only if the mind is pure. You are commenting using your WordPress.

It is freedom from afflictions. What it is cannot be described.

Kasi Panchakam – Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

To find iasi more, including how to control cookies, see here: The mind creates a world for us and presents it to us on a platter every morning, and we accept that as real and take ourselves to be a small part of that world. Be a witness to the mind, and the mind becomes pure.


One is the intelligence behind the intellect; one is prior to the mind. This site uses cookies. The body is put to rightful action without seeking results; the results pancbakam surrendered to Esvara or the society at large.

We want the real peace of mind, not the ephemeral one.

This is sankhya yoga. How do we know the existence of a pot? As we purify the mind by pranayama or control of the mind through regulated breathing, meditation, listening to the scriptures etc.

It is as if they are waiting for us to wake up. That self-shining awareness is the Kasi. Withdraw your attention, withhold your interest and draw back from the mind. Once the mind is pure, we will realize that we are not the mind, but a witness of the mind.

काशीपञ्चकम् Kashi Panchakam – Sri Adi Shankaracharya Verse – 1

The universe is the content of waking consciousness, an appearance in the consciousness. The sealed Ganges water remains pure panchzkam a very long time. It is the primordial intelligence. Notify me of new comments via email.

The flow of thoughts acts as a screen that covers up the truth. Kasi means Atman, the Awareness Absolute, in which everything shines. There are three kinds of tapa, affliction: A conscious being has to validate its existence through the agency of the eyesight and the mind. It means na me, not mine.


Vedantins are upadanaikasarana meaning that the matrix is the most important for Vedantins. This inner space is a deep, unshakable peace. Vana is suffering and nirvana is freedom from suffering. That is also yoga. Email required Address never made public.

Shining is of two kinds. What is the need for other sacred waters for me, When my body is the temple at Kasi, When my devotion is ganga who is, The universal mother who is spread everywhere, And is the personification of knowledge, When my devoted attention is the Gaya, When the realization that I get through, The devotion to the feet of my teacher is Prayaga, And my inner soul is the god of the universe, Who is the witness in the mind of all beings.

The entire universe springs up from the waking consciousness, is in the waking consciousness, is sustained in the waking consciousness, and resolves in the same.