saguNa and nirguNa are the same

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Nov 22 21:15:26 CST 1999

On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Aravind Krishna wrote:

> I don't quite get your point. A sagoNopasaka gets what ever he wants. If he
> desires GYAna, he gets that. That what even the story you stated reveal.

But how can moksha be a "thing" that is desired and acquired?  An object
has qualities and if we admit Brahman to have qualities we discount the
concept of Nirguna Brahman altogether.  I think that is why our Acharyas
stressed the idea of knowledge through negation, "it is not this, not
this" as the ultimate truth.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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