TEXTS 2526
esa atma-viparyaso
hy alinge linga-bhavana
esa priyapriyair yogo
viyogah karma-samsrtih
sambhavas ca vinasas ca
sokas ca vividhah smrtah
avivekas ca cinta ca
vivekasmrtir eva ca
esahthis; atma-viparyasahbewilderment of the living being; hiindeed; alingein that which does not possess a material body; linga-bhavanaaccepting the material body to be the self; esahthis; priyawith those who are very dear; apriyaihand with those who are not dear (enemies, those not in the family, etc.); yogahconnection; viyogahseparation; karmathe fruits of action; samsrtihthe material condition of life; sambhavahaccepting birth; caand; vinasahaccepting death; caand; sokahlamentation; caand; vividhahvarieties; smrtahmentioned in scripture; avivekahlack of discrimination; caand; cintaanxiety; caalso; vivekaof proper discrimination; asmrtihforgetfulness; evaindeed; caalso.
In his bewildered state, the living entity, accepting the body and mind to be the self, considers some people to be his kinsmen and others to be outsiders. Because of this misconception, he suffers. Indeed, the accumulation of such concocted material ideas is the cause of suffering and so-called happiness in the material world. The conditioned soul thus situated must take birth in different species and work in various types of consciousness, thus creating new bodies. This continued material life is called samsara. Birth, death, lamentation, foolishness and anxiety are due to such material considerations. Thus we sometimes come to a proper understanding and sometimes fall again to a wrong conception of life.

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