[Advaita-l] Re: Dharma

Raghavendra N Kalyan kalyan7429 at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Nov 26 21:17:42 CST 2004

>The answer to this question is to be found in Sankaracarya's >introduction to the gItAbhAshya. There are two kinds of dharma - >pravRtti, that of action, and nivRtti, that of withdrawal from action. >Ideally, the sannyAsin renounces the former and upholds the latter.
In this context, should we necessarily exclude the knower of brahman from the followers of both categories? My impression is - pravRtti for ignorant householders and nivRtti for ignorant sannyAsin-s. The knower of brahman being a different category. Is that correct?

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