[Advaita-l] Some basic questions on self realisation

SIVAKUMAR RAMAKRISHNAN sivanr8010 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 18:48:57 CDT 2010

Better  heed to the words of a realized Mahathma
as far as the matters related to realization is concerned.
Answers to many of the basic questions like this has already been given Sri
Ramanamaharshi,Nisasrgadat Maharaj etc.Namaste.

On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 1:15 AM, vijaya1.kambhampati at tiscali.co.uk <
vijaya1.kambhampati at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am writing as I have been reading Swami Chinmayananda's explanation
> of Vivekachoodamani.
> I have a few questions::
> 1)Could you please tell me whether it is possible for a person to
> attain self realisation whilst living as a professional person in the
> phenomenal world or is it necessary to exclude onself in the himalayas
> or some other wilderness????
> 2)Self realisation should be possible if one acts in the world without
> ego but on their higher intelligence for the betterment of all. Am I
> correct??
> 3) Is it possible for a person to be self realised and not know it???
> 4)I have heard it said many times that there are very few people who
> are self realised but it seems to me that out of the six billion world
> population there must be quite a few who act in the world without ego
> other wise there would be wars everyday. It also seems strange that god
> would make something as evolutionarily necessary as self realisation so
> rare that very few people attain it. Could you please comment on this.
> Best Wishes,
> Vijaya.
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