[Advaita-l] Jivanmukti - Jnana plus Sannyasa pt 4

Anbu sivam2 anbesivam2 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 02:46:27 CDT 2009


Sri gurubyO namaha

May i remind the word of the Lord that there are four paths to attain Mukthi
-  Karma, Bhakthi, Yoga and Gnana?

All these four paths prepare the buddhi to receive its fatal dose from the
Guru.  Are you wondering what this fatal dose is for the buddhi?  It is 'Tat
Tvam Asi'!

'Tat Tvam Asi' is the final Gnana that transports a person beyond the

'Tat Tvam Asi' is the Veda Vaakya'.

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:48 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> If Kshathriyas, Vaisyas and Sudhras abandon their karmas then the world
> will
> collapse.  So they are not qualified for sanyaasa aashrama.
> In essense only Brahmins are qualified to enter sanyaasa aashrama.
> praNAms
> Hare Krishna
> Yes, shankara says in his bhAshya that only brahmaNa-s have the adhikAra
> to take saNyAsa, but he never ever denied jeevan mukti or samyakdarshitva
> to other capable varNAshrami-s.  If we say ONLY inhabitants of
> saNyAsAshrama are jeevan mukta-s, then we are denying this status to other
> varNAshrami-s which results in a declaration that 'jeevanmuktAvastha is
> the sole property of brahAmis who took saNyAsa'..this is quite absurd.
> Anyway, as a side note, surEshwarAchArya, elsewhere grants permission to
> kshatriya & vyshya also to take saNyAsa.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar
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