WORD SIGNIFICANCE | YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA

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YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 1 | BOOK III | CHAP I

|| SEC III | VERSE 17-18 | PHASES OF THE SPIRIT ||

As the word < : phrase : > golden bracelet signifies no other thing than a bracelet made of gold , so the meaning of the word world is not different from its source — the Divine Will .

Again , as the word gold bears the idea of the substance of which the bracelet is made , so the word Brahman conveys the meaning of immensity which contains the world in it ; but the word world contains no idea of Brahman , nor bracelet that of gold .

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