[Advaita-l] Definition of 'anubhava'

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 14:09:55 EDT 2017

Namaste Subbuji,
2017-07-04 22:06 GMT+05:30 V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>:

> Here is a passage which contains a definition of atmanubhava:
> BSB 4.1.2:
> तस्मात् *सर्वदुःखविनिर्मुक्तैकचैतन्यात्मकोऽहमित्येष आत्मानुभवः *।

​This is a response to the objection that such a दुःखित्वाद्यभावं ​न
प्रतिपद्यते, so it is not a definition of अनुभव, but shows that एष अनुभवः
this anubhava is possible. As you say with the later quote, this too is

--Praveen R. Bhat
/* येनेदं सर्वं विजानाति, तं केन विजानीयात्। Through what should one know
That owing to which all this is known! [Br.Up. 4.5.15] */

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