First line - Speaks about the death of the Ego -- when a person is dead but alive their individuality, sense of individual self has ended and their consciousness is perfectly tuned to the Divine. Detachment, consciousness, anand. Oneness with the Divine equals liberation. Second line - In ordinary consciousness, one sees and hears in the ordinary sense, but is blind and deaf to consciousness of the Divine, and so may as well have never been born. Distraction in Maya equals bondage.