Brahman, maaya and the mind

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vidya at CCO.CALTECH.EDU
Mon Feb 3 22:06:09 CST 1997

> On the other hand, the first Brahma sutra says "athaato brahma jignaasa",
> i.e enquiry into Brahman. Will that enquiry utilizing the thought process
> of the brain (mind) lead to realization graspable by the mind ?

I think the answer to this question is, "Know the Atman (AtmAnam) by the
Atman (AtmanA)." Realization is, by definition, not graspable by the mind.


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