आभास एव च ॥ ५० ॥
ābhāsa eva ca || 50 ||
ābhāsaḥ—A reflection; eva—only; ca—and.
50. And (the individual soul is) only a reflection (of the Supreme Lord).
According to Vedanta the individual soul is but a reflection, an image, of the Supreme Lord in Its Upadhi (adjunct), the Antahkarana (inner organ). So the reflections of the Lord in different Antah-karanas are different, even as the reflections of the sun in different sheets of water are different. Therefore just as the trembling of a particular reflection of the sun does not cause the other reflections to tremble so also the experiencing of happiness and misery by a particular Jiva or individualized soul is not shared by other souls. Hence there can be no confusion of the results of action.