Consciousness Speaks - by Sri Ramesh Balsekar

Srikrishna Ghadiyaram srikrishna_ghadiyaram at YAHOO.COM
Sun Jan 26 02:26:57 CST 2003

Hari Om !!

--- Vidyasankar <vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >Dear Sri Vidyasankar,
> >
> >Don't our scriptures too have the same message:
> >
> ...
> >tasya bhaasa sarvam idam vibhaati
> Yes, but this would be consistent only if Ramesh
> Balsekar and his followers
> define Totality to be God. In which case, there is a
> problem with the notion
> of rebirth in that teaching. If there is no
> individual karma, and everything
> gets mixed up and redistributed, there is no point
> in talking of good and
> evil in this world.

Yes, as per his teaching, there is no Good and Bad in
this world. All this is lIla of God/Consciousness. All
there is Consciousness.

>And this kind of God cannot be
> said to be impartial in
> handing out the fruits of karmas. These make it
> problematic to think of such
> teachings as equivalent to Advaita Vedanta, as in
> the traditional teaching,
> there is a vyAvahArika difference between God and an
> individual jIva. The
> totality is not attained unless even this difference
> is transcended, and
> only then, there is no further karma.

Incidentally, he does not use the word, Advaita
Vedanta. But, they do use "Advaita". As I understad he
has/had strong influence from Chaung Tzu, and Wei Wu
Wei apart from Nisargadatta.

Om Namo Narayanaya !!


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