New Member Introduction: Taina Kilpiainen

S. V. Subrahmanian svs_shankara at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 16 11:05:07 CDT 2000

Thank you very much for your clarifications.

> > Have you ever tried stilling your mind ???  As an answer to this, please
> > don't quote any scripture, for it is second hand compared to direct
> > experience.
>Why?  Is it not the recorded experiences of the previous generations?  Can
>experience grow stale after a while?  Can it communicated at all?
> > I feel without the intensity and sincerity one cannot achieve
> > it.
>If intensely and sincerely flap my arms rapidly I still will not be able
>to fly.  There is a third ingredient--viveka.  The ability to discriminate
>between real and unreal, good and evil etc.  (or in the case of flying
>feasability and futility. :-)  This requires knowledge and enquiry.

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