Friday, May 24, 2019

Our 5 sheaths of existence ...


As we practice making the journey through the koshas, the 5 sheaths of existence, we find each one dissolving into its more subtle aspect: Gross perception of the outside world dissolves into breath, which dissolves into thought, which dissolves into the light of wisdom, which dissolves into Bliss! We make this pilgrimage after every time we chant:

From the Annamaya kosha (gross body)
to the Pranamaya kosha (breath body)
to the Manomaya kosha (mind body)
to the Vijnanamaya kosha (wisdom body)
to the Anandamaya kosha (bliss body)