ani at EE.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Jul 23 10:22:59 CDT 2002
namaste Sri Ashish,
>disciples and they saw a Sadhu coiled up in the foetal position. Sri
>Ramakrishna asked him: Is God one or many, and the Sadhu replied, He is one
>in Samaadhi and (appears as) many at other times.
I'm not sure whether Sri Ramakrishna is addressing the "many gods vs one
god" point or the non-dual experience of a JnAnI. If it is the latter, my
understanding is that a JnAnI sees a non-dual Atman ALWAYS, and not only in
samadhi. Samadhi is still a vyavaharic experience, I think.
Sruti smRti purANAnAm Alayam karuNAlayam
namAmi bhagavatpAda Sam.karam lokaSam.karam
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