[Advaita-l] What is the difference between Maya and avidhya ?
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 12:39:31 CDT 2016
On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 9:16 PM, Ramachandra Achar <
ramachandraachar2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Subbu sir,
> You gave "gumma," example and said,when you come out of
> that notion....gumma is mithya
> Here comming out of notion means notion is present at this time right?
> And also at the beginning there was only brahman or paramarthika not even
> a pinch of agnana
> From there how vyvaharika jgnana or agnana came?
> Without existance can some notion of agnana come?
Prakṛti/ajnāna/māyā is anādi. samsāra is anādi. But it can come to an end.
It need not be real. The apparent existence of ajnāna is admitted only to
account for the samsāra. When the non-dual knowledge is appreciated there
can be no place for ajnāna.
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