[Advaita-l] What is the Self?

Nithin Sridhar sridhar.nithin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 10:37:15 CST 2014

Please go through "Talks with Ramana". Your doubts would be cleared.


On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 8:02 PM, Suresh <mayavaadi at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Friends,
> Why is the Self equated with Brahman? It is confusing because we only know
> the personal self, the ego, so why is Self always used interchangeably with
> Brahman?
> I am not sure if my question is clear. I can understand saying, "You are
> Brahman" etc., but 'You are the Self' doesn't make sense. The self, by
> definition, can only be a personal self - an individual thing with names
> and forms - so equating it with a formless Brahman is also confusing..
> Some insights, please .............
> Suresh
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