Renunciation & attachment
Charles A. Hillig
chillig at JETLINK.NET
Thu Nov 21 12:08:48 CST 1996
At 07:13 AM 11/21/96 -0500, you wrote:
>In a message dated 96-11-21 02:09:00 EST, you write:
>Thanks Chuck. Do you really believe One can have 100% renounciation and
>100% attachment. One has to be a split personality to be like that. I will
>accept if you give one example from past or present. Do not mention Janaka
>Maharaj or some such people who are nothing but characters in a epic.
Aren't "renunciation" and "attachment" quite incompatible?
I wasn't speaking of "attachment" but of NON-attachment. I was
thinking that one could be 100% involved with and fully participatory in
"doing his duty" and yet remain 100% detached from the results of any of his
Since such detachment would be totally grounded in love and compassion,
it would, of course, be very different than "indifference."
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