That Brahman is infinite, and this universe is infinite. The infinite proceeds from the infinite. Then taking the infinitude of the infinite universe , It remains as the infinite Brahman alone. Let there be Peace in me! Let there be Peace in my environment!
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Several versions of the Hamsa Upanishad exist, of which the Calcutta and Poona editions have been most studied. The layout and some verses vary, but the message is similar. Hamsa refers to a migratory bird, such as "swan, goose, flamingo", it reflects Om symbol, and symbolizes Atman.
Regardless of whether it is goose or swan, the word in the title is symbolism for something that migrates, is transcendent. The text title likely refers to it being a treatise for individual soul, seeking the highest soul Paramahamsa. The text opens with Gautama asking Sanatkumara to distill the knowledge of all Vedas for him. The arrival of Hamsa Breath is sound, states the text, and one that stays in all human bodies all their life, filling them with energy.
At our birth it enters into us, the migratory bird! Thus must the Yogin begin meditating, "The three matras Om, Brahman is me".
The yogi, asserts the text, should think about the Om reverberation, for that is Brahman, the highest Atman. A yogi experiences 21, Hamsas 21, in some manuscripts in one full day and night cycle, states the text where each inbreathing and outbreathing is counted separate. The text describes six mantra aphorisms, each starting with Om, and relating to Hamsa. Each petal of the lotus, which a yogi meditates on, is then mapped to actions of the yogi, in chapter 8 of the text. East facing petal represents noble actions; the petal in south eastern direction denotes sleep and indolence; petal facing south west should remind him of evil actions; the west facing petal of play; the petal facing north-west creates urge to walk and other actions; petal facing north indicates enjoying love and lust; the north east facing petal shows ambition to amass wealth.
The center of the lotus flower, asserts the text, represents renunciation. Ayyangar describes these "inner nada" states to have Tantric meaning, and its explanation is whispered in the right ear of the seeker. The destination of Hamsa One must avoid the first nine, states the text, and seek the tenth music because it relates to Hamsa.
The yogi then shines, his doubts destroyed, his desires vanish, calmness, enlightenment, bliss becomes him.