[Advaita-l] Why Creation etc
H S Chandramouli
hschandramouli at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 01:35:31 CST 2014
<< But for an awakened person, nothing regarding the dream is of interest
- in fact, nothing of the dream is even real enough to warrant his interest
or curiosity. >>
The whole of the Shruti is only for this , " to awaken the person " .
<< for those trapped in the world some sort of explanation would help,
like drishti-shristi etc. >>
Not mere explanation, but a way out to get out of the deeprooted conviction
, extending over millions of births , that samsara is TRUE .
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Suresh <mayavaadi at yahoo.com> wrote:
> My understanding goes along these lines:
> There is no creation, but to explain this apparent appearance/existence of
> the world we resort to drshti-shrsti and other theories. As long as a
> person is trapped in the dream world, he needs explanation regarding the
> dream world, its objects, its ways and rules, its logic and laws, etc. But
> for an awakened person, nothing regarding the dream is of interest - in
> fact, nothing of the dream is even real enough to warrant his interest or
> This is also what Raman Maharishi believed - that even though ajata vada
> is the ultimate truth, for those trapped in the world some sort of
> explanation would help, like drishti-shristi etc.
> This is what I feel. Feel free to disagree.
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