[Advaita-l] Vikalpa, Savikalpa, and Nirvikalpa

श्रीमल्ललितालालितः lalitaalaalitah at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 00:58:59 CDT 2012

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On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:05 AM, vinayaka ns <brahmavadin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Even in the vichAra mArga,  akhaNDAkAra vritti is indispensable for
> dispelling is avidyA, is it not?

Yes, akhaNDAkAra-vR^itti is needed.

> If yes, what is the distinction between the akhaNDAkAra vritti and vritti
> obtained in the nirvikalpa samAdhi?

There is no vR^itti in nirvikalpa-samAdhi.

While, the nirvikalpaka-GYAna, which I already mentioned as a vR^itti not
mentioning attributes, is called akhaNDAkAra-vR^itti as it has no division
based on visheShaNa and visheShya.

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