Shiva the Destroyer

Shiva the Destroyer


How is Shiva called the Destroyer?

The function of the faculty called 'higher reason' is only to destroy all that the lower reason or mind has created. Therefore this higher reason, or vidya-vritti, is verily the destroyer, Shiva himself.

 

Krishna Menon
from: Notes on Spiritual Discourses - Taken by Nitya Tripta, 1950 - 1959 (nr. 393)