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Material Nature -A Temporary Prison House
Verse for Chapter
bhumir apo 'nolo vdyuh kharh mono buddhir eva ca
ahankdra itiyam me bhinna prakrtir astadha
"Earth, water, fire, air, ether, mind, intelligence and false ego -all together these eight constitute My separated material energies." (Bhagavad-gita 7.4)
The cosmos we inhabit is awesome in size, structure and design. How was it created? How did it become populated by all the various living beings? How long does it last? What are the cosmic time scales? How is the cosmos destroyed? Why does it exist at all? How does God relate with His creation? Read this chapter to find the Vedic answers to these fundamental questions of life.