Anandagiri * in his commentary on the Gaudapada-Karika- bhasya (that goes under the name of Sankara) mentions that. Gaudapada practised penance at. Gauḍapāda’s work is Māṇḍūkyakārikā, which consists of verses. Each verse is called a kārikā. Śaṅkara writes a commentary on the 12 mantras of the. This is the English translation of the Mandukya Karika by Gaudapada, which is a commentary on the Mandukya Upanishad. The school of.

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So, too the mortal can never become Immortal.

Having known OM thus, one attains immediately the identity with the Self. According to the disputants who hold that the gaudalada is the origin of the cause and the cause is the origin of the effect, birth may be possible, just as a father might be born of a son.

Mandukya Upanishad with Gaudapada’s Karika

This is the illusion of the luminous One by which It itself is deluded, as it were. Those stiff in debate affirm that disputations lead to the Reality, whereas those who aspire after the worlds consider them to be real. Om is Brahmanboth the higher and lower, as well as Ishvara residing in the hearts of everyone, it is both without measure and of unlimited measure, the cessation of duality, it is bliss.

Everything, again, as one with Ultimate Gaufapada, is unborn; therefore there is kadika such thing as destruction.


This is the humility of the wise ones [brahmanas]; this is said to be their natural control. All these ideas are always imagined on the Self.

Gaudapada-Karika [Sanskrit-English]

The Purusha manifests the conscious beings in their manifold forms. Thus the Lord imagines.

What desire is possible for Him who is the fulfillment of all desires? The Fourth is soundless: Turiya, the Lord powerful to bring about the cessation of all sorrows, is imperishable, is regarded as the non-dual Lord of all entities, and is all-pervading. This world viewed on the basis of the Self, is not different. Of particular gwudapada is Chapter Four, in which according to Bhattacharya, two karikas refer to the Buddha and the term Asparsayoga is borrowed from Buddhism.

The Mandukya Upanishad (Gaudapa Karika and Shankara Bhashya)

When the absorption in cause and effect ceases, one does not undergo transmigration. This is the ultimate Truth. Besides, from the experience of kzrika, the existence of external objects, as upheld by the system of thought of the opponents, is admitted. The third quarter is Prajna, whose sphere is deep sleep, in whom all experiences become unified, who is, verily, a mass of consciousness, who is full of bliss and experiences bliss and who is the door leading to the knowledge of dreaming and waking.

As long as one is completely absorbed in cause and effect, so long does transmigration continue. These [creatures], perceptible to the consciousness of the man in the waking karik, have no existence apart from his consciousness. Know therefore the satisfaction in three ways. Even so is the true nature of Atman determined. The mind in deep sleep is of a different character and is not like that when it is under restraint.


Gaudapada’s Karika on the Mandukya Upanishad

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Gaudapaada known thus, the enlightened one becomes rooted in tranquillity. Similarly, in the waking state too, the non-dual mind appears to possess dual roles. All the souls are free from decay and death by nature. AUM, too, divided into parts, is viewed from the standpoint of letters. Mandukya Upanishad, verse 9.