[Advaita-l] Paroksha to Aparoksha
bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com
Tue Jun 18 02:28:41 CDT 2013
praNAms Sri Rajaram prabhuji
How can one know that one is an aparoksha jnani?
> For us it is really not possible to determine who is aparOksha jnAni.
It is only our shraddha in certain noble personalities force us to believe
he is jnAni or otherwise. And can we use shAstra pramANa to decide
whether one 'satpurusha' is jnAni?? I dont think that is also possible,
because even genuine jnAni too sometimes would act like an ordinary mortal
due to his prArabdha /avidyA lesha.
After repeated manana and nidhidhyasana, one may delude oneself in to
thinking I am a jnani and it is only my mind and body acting out its
nature though he may have kama and krodha. Is it not?
> I regret to say that, this is the latest development to argue that
paramArtha adviteeya jnAni too has the kAma-krOdhAdi vipareeta pratyaya
due to avidyAlesha. For that matter I doubt whether the previous
propagators of avidyAlesha theory in the jnAni would admit the kAma-krOdha
in the jnAni!! As far as shankara is concerned, he is clear muktAvasthA
is nothing but realizing that he is brahman...and it is
'ekarUpa'..muktAvasthA hi sarvavedAnteshu ekarupaiva avadhAryate,
brahmaivacha muktAvasthA. If the jnAni after this jnAni would still
subject to kAma krOdha means in muktAvastha though jnAni becomes brahman,
his brahmAtmabhAva is temporary and it may undergo the change due to
influence of prArabdha karma. No need to mention this would go against
bhAshya vAkya that clearly says : muktAvasthA eka rUpaiva avadhAryate.
Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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