[Advaita-l] Adi Sankara condemns Jagat Nimitta Karana Vada of Ananda Teertha

Rajaram Venkataramani rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 15:55:35 CDT 2012

What is the official Advaita position on other religions and vedic
traditions which believe the ultimate goal is eternal life with God? Many
devotees across traditions only aspire for a blissful eternal life. Do they
get it like getting reborn after mahapralaya?

On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, V Subrahmanian wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 10:24 PM, <rajaramvenk at gmail.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'rajaramvenk at gmail.com');>
> > wrote:
>> Does Advaita have the concept of eternal bodies albeit within the
>> vyavahara realm?
> Advaita talks about AdhikArika purushas who might occupy  celestial posts
> lasting  very long periods.  But this is also karma-born and ends when the
> prarabdha is exhausted.  In any case embodiment is due to karma and in the
> case of avatara, due to maya.
> subrahmanian.v

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