[INDOLOGY] 9 gate city

Howard Resnick hr at ivs.edu
Thu Jun 12 10:33:43 UTC 2014

Greetings to all,

Bhagavad-gita 5.13 speaks of the embodied soul living in the “city of nine gates,” nava-dvAre pure dehI.

I believe we find this metaphor in the Upanisads and perhaps other Vedic literature as well. Can anyone provide specific references?

Sincere thanks!

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