[Advaita-l] DUALITY AND LANGUAGE
brahmasatyam at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 19:59:44 CDT 2008
Heat can cook your food and also burn you. While you are trying to
convince yourself that it only burns, do not forget that it can cook a
good meal for you too. The neo-vedantins appear to be averse to words
while Traditional Vedantins use the very words such that it becomes a
useful tool in communicating Self Knowledge. This is the unique
methodology of Vedanta which can produce a tradition of teachers
capable of living this wisdom.
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 12:47 AM, Marko Gregoric <markogregori at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear friends!
> I think duality is simply a product of language because (at least in the
> languages I know) there is always the distinction subject-object. Therefore
> almost every sentence written or spoken creates this illusion of duality.
> Language is a beautiful thing as far as we use it for practical things. But
> it become useless for the topics discussed in this group. How can we destroy
> the illusion of duality with a tool (language) that creates duality all the
> Best wishes!
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