[Advaita-l] Vikalpa, Savikalpa, and Nirvikalpa
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 23 05:25:35 CDT 2012
Shreeman - My understanding is in tune with your analysis. My sashtanga praNAms
>\At this place vAchaspati's explanation is wrong.
>The bhAShya says that for Atmapratipatti(which is the meaning of
>draShTavyaH) samAdhi is enjoined.
>How could द्रष्टव्यः mean samAdhi ? See bR^ihadAraNyakam 2.4.5
>तस्मादात्मा वा अरे द्रष्टव्यो दर्शनार्हः ।
>Now nididhyAsana means dhyAna which is not same as samAdhi. So, samAdhi is
>not enjoined here.
>If someone says that samAdhi is just dhyAna with intensity; then I've no
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