[Advaita-l] Any new posts on Sringeri Days?
Praveen R. Bhat
bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 09:36:17 EDT 2018
On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 5:09 PM Kalyan via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> //The position based on Brihadaranyaka 1.4.10 and bhashya remains
> unchanged. Brahman alone is affected by avidya and assumes jiva-hood and
> thereby finite individual-hood. //
> If you want to maintain that the one brahman alone is affected by avidya,
> how can you say the following that you have said:
> [It is ***one person's avidya*** that projects the world 'for him.'
> ***Each person
> has his own avidya*** that is to be transcended]
Why not? Just like one mahAkAsha can have as many ghaTa-upAdhis and become
those many ghaTAkAshas, so can one brahman be associated with as many
avidyA-upAdhis and become those many jIvas.
--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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