[Advaita-l] Sleep, tamas and brahman
kalyan_kg at yahoo.com
Thu May 3 07:45:47 EDT 2018
I think you did not get my point - If no adjective is used ***even at one place***, then logic demands that there is unqualified rejection of ignorance in deep sleep. There is no adjective used at 4.3,34, so it proves my point.
On Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4:43:50 PM GMT+5:30, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com> wrote:
On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 4:03 PM, Kalyan <kalyan_kg at yahoo.com> wrote:
//Use of the adjective in one place is enough representation for its application in all places where not said.//
If no adjective is used even at one place, then logic demands that there is unqualified rejection of ignorance in deep sleep. What then to say about unqualified rejection at so many places! Ultimately one will not make much progress whether one studies under a guru or whether one studies on one own self, if one ignores such basics of logic.
Not just in one, but two places Shankara uses that adjective:
B U B 4.3.19: नानात्वं विशेषविज्ञानहेतुरित्युक्तं भवति ; नानात्वे च कारणम् — आत्मनो वस्त्वन्तरस्य प्रत्युपस्थापिका अविद्येत्युक्तम् ।
4.3.32. अविद्या सुषुप्ते वस्त्वन्तरप्रत्युपस्थापिका शा न्ता,
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