[Advaita-l] PrasAda

Sujal Upadhyay via Advaita-l advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
Wed Oct 1 09:18:38 CDT 2014

Please can you define or explain sanskrit / gujarati equvalent of grace, as
in day-2-day talks we use the word grace only.

grace = ?
mercy = kripa


Sujal Upadhyay

"To disconnect from the self and to become Aware of anything else is
nothing but unhappiness" - Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi

He who has faith has all
He who lacks faith, lacks all
It is the faith int he name of lord that works wonders

On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:19 AM, Jaldhar H. Vyas via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Sep 2014, Sujal Upadhyay wrote:
>  Can grace it be krupA (kripA)? Spokensanskrit.de has this meaning.
> Needless to say I am not an expert on Christian theology but my
> understanding is grace is freely given by God or is the very attribute of
> God while mercy (which is usually how I've seen kripa translated) is
> something that has to be earned.  And I think its true that we think of
> kripa as something that is won by punya and lost by paapa so it is not
> quite the same as grace.
> --
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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