[Advaita-l] Any new posts on Sringeri Days?
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 14:10:19 EDT 2018
I should have edited the header to 'Brahman deluded?'
On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 11:39 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 11:22 PM, Kalyan <kalyan_kg at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> //In fact the akasha example was given to show that just as akasha is
>> really not limited by the pot-upadhis, Brahman is not tainted by the
>> body-mind upadhis. //
>> If the above is the position, then it is not correct to say that brahman
>> is affected by avidya or ignorance.
> What is meant is: 'Brahman is 'as though' affected by avidya.' The
> standard statement that encapsulates of Advaita is: 'ब्रह्मैव
> स्वाविद्यया संसरतीव, स्वविद्यया मुच्यत इव ' [Brahman alone, owing to its
> own avidya, is as though bound and due to vidya of itself, is as though
> released.] That is why in Advaita the realization is not of the order: 'I
> was bound till now and henceforth I am liberated.' On the other hand, the
> realization of the liberated man is articulated by Shankara thus:
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