SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
yaṁ yaṁ vāpi smaran bhāvaṁ
tyajaty ante kalevaram
taṁ tam evaiti kaunteya
‘With whatever idea, occupying his thought,, one leaves the body, at time of death, that he becomes, Kaunteya!, as a result of his constant brooding over that (idea).’
Whatever image prominently floats in one’s thought at the hour of death, and he leaves his body with that as the last thought, that he becomes after death (thought becomes form). The last thought will naturally be of the kind over which one will have been constantly brooding during his lifetime.
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