[Advaita-l] On the need for the jivanmukta to "act"

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Sun Mar 10 03:38:46 EDT 2019

On Fri, 8 Mar 2019, H S Chandramouli wrote:

> Perhaps not exactly. Worlds as experienced (prior to Realization)
>  constitute सोपाधिकभ्रा॔ति (sOpAdhikabhrAnti), involving two “entities” namely
> the नामरूपात्मक (nAmarUpAtmaka)  world and Brahman.  On Realization, the
> नामरूपात्मक (nAmarUpAtmaka) aspect constituting the worlds is rejected
> (destroyed, cognitively) leaving (cognitively) ONLY the अस्तिभातिप्रिया
> (astibhAtipriyA) aspect pertaining to Brahman.

If there was literal destruction there would be pralaya every time someone 
achieved mukti.  It is cognitive as you say.

If the jnani admits to the existence of other people, then he shouldn't 
object to their worlds.  In other words he should seek their welfare on 
their terms even though he knows they are delusional.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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