[Advaita-l] A Perspective 17-2 (Litmus Test)

kuntimaddi sadananda kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 7 04:50:46 CST 2010

Shree Sundar Rajan - PraNAms

Your point is well taken. Actually, the ups and down include both.That means the experiential sukham and duHkham do not bother the jnaani.This is the same as samatvam. 

duHkheShu anudvigna maanaaH sukheShu vigataspuraH.. etc are the Ups and Downs - this comes, of course, when aatmani eva aatmanaa tuShTaH - which is state of jnaani.  

Hari Om!

> --- On Sat, 2/6/10, Sundar Rajan <avsundarrajan at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> Litmus Test
 Is there a litmus test to test myself, whether I have
> realized or not?  ..
> Hence the ups and down in the world are only play of maayaa
> and a realized master 
> never gets affected by world or by the praarabda that comes
> as ups and down affecting his BMI.
> >>
> According to scriptures, Liberation can be conceived of in
> two ways – the first is the cessation or absence of sorrow
> and 
> the Litmus Test provides above is an example of the absence
> of sorrow while living in the world or being unaffected by
> the world. 

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