[Advaita-l] Re: liilaa and brahma

S Jayanarayanan sjayana at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 3 19:58:00 CST 2006

--- Sylvain <elisabeth-sylvain at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Namaste everyone.
> The points 4 and 5 (see below) are not clear for me.
> I think we experience relative reality because of the lIlAA
> (lEElAA), the 
> divine play, or the veil of ignorance, or mAyA. All synonyms to me.
>  What do 
> you think about this point of view ?

I think you are reducing everything to two:
1) Brahman
2) liilaa.

But doesn't advaita mean not-two?

According to advaita, avidyA should not exist. Post-Sankaran
advaitins say that avidyA cannot be declared to be real or unreal -
i.e. it is anirvachanIya or "indescribable".

> Sylvain


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