asato ma sadgamaya tamaso ma jyotirgamaya mrtyorma amrtam gamaya Lead me from the asat to the sat. Lead me from darkness to light. Lead me from death to immortality. (Brhadaranyaka Upanishad — I.iii.28) This is true prayer—the seeker’s admission of his sense of limitedness and his heartfelt cry for assistance in transcendence. It is not a prayer for the things of the world. It is not a pray for food, shelter, health, partnership, riches, success, fame, glory or even for heaven. One who recites these three mantras has realized that such things are full of holes, soaked in pain and, even in abundance, will forever leave him wanting. It is in this full understanding that one turns to this prayer. The essence of each of these three mantras is the same: "O, Guru, help me free myself from my sundry misunderstandings regarding myself, the universe and God and bless me with true knowledge." Verse of Yajur Veda 40:09 Andham tamah pravishanti yea’sambhutimupasate I Tato bhuya iw te tamo ya u Sambhutyam ratah II40:09 English 1-Deep into shade of blinding gloom fall Asambhûti's worshippers. They sink to darkness deeper yet who on Sambhûti are intent. Hindi- - Jo log kewal asambhuti ki upasna karte hain(ya unhin pravittiyon mein lipt rehte hain), ve ghor andhkaar (agyan) mein ghir jate hain aur jo log kewal sambhuti kiupasna karte hain ve bhi usi prakaar andhkaar mein fase rehte hain. comment:- अन्धं तमः प्रविशन्ति येअसम्भुतिमुपासते I ततो भूय इव तमो य उ सम्भुत्याम रताः II Issue is to understand the meaning of of Sambhuti and Asambhuti. Sambhuti means: the fact of being born, the effect or the quality of being born or produced . and Asambhuti is nothing other than the Prakriti (The Primal Matter), not what we have the general notion about Prakriti, rather is Avyakta Prakriti the advaita siddhant that would be called The Unmanifested, the Unborn, The Eternal One. Brahman possesses two division of self, Avyakta Prakriti and Prakriti, which the Veda know as Brahman the Avyakta Prakriti and Hiranyagarbha that is Prakriti, the manifested. God manifests himself and his manifestations are infinite like he himself as Brahman and his manifestation Hiranyagarbha. Thus, the verse says that People who tend to worship only the Un-manifested/ Asambhuti (Avyakta Prakriti, The Brahman) sinks into blinding Darkness(Andham Tamah-- this relates to Ignorance or No-knowledge) and those whose devotion is intent only on Sambhuti/Manifested( Prakriti or Hiranyagarbha) sinks deeper into darkness of Ignorance; The blinding darkness. This verse actually tries to relate the physical truth and the eternal truth of God. This Verse is not a curse rather an information to those who think worshiping Manifested is Sin. If Unity has to exist it can't be differentiated and those who want to know must know Both else Darkness is the Consequence. A famous Theologists Ramanuja Thiagrajan who died recently aslo commented on this and that was ajeeb in means..and his translation is mostly quoted by Naiks's Fan around the Globe. Verse 14 Isa Upanishad Says... Sambhuti ch vinasanm ch yastdwedobhayaam sah!! Vinashen mrityum tirwa sambhutya-amritamsnute!!! sambhUtim ca vinASam ca yas tad vadobhayam saha | vinASena mRtyum tIrtvA sambhUtyAmRtam aSnute || 14 || in that site.. I understood it as.... Know the creation and know the destruction at once and those who know after the destruction of self finds the Amrit(pleasure) by going through destruction. This Amrit is Brahman who is found only after destruction(Of MAYA) Maya comes from Hiranyagarbha who is lord of manifestation(creation). Those who destroy Maya and the grasp of Hiranyagarbha Deva...by.refer verse 2 Isa Up. will find pleasure who is Brahman. That is to understand that...creation and destruction are continuous cycle and soul has to reach Brahman through this cycle only. I found Adi Shankarachaya describing this verse in simple words that know Unmanifested and know the properties of Manifested at once those who know(with practice) will attain immortality after destruction(death). Refer..Eight Upanishads vol-1 Swami Gabhirananda(with commentary of Shankaracharya.) What I understood that it is not good to forcefully always change the planes of understanding just to prove that dwait sidhant is correct and advait is false. As Ramanujan was follower of Dvait. Even he said that he is not cutting shankarachayas word but just want to make things easier but to know the fact...that Islam too believes in two entity God and Creation as different.