[Advaita-l] Have you seen God?
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 22:22:49 EST 2020
Thank you for the clarification. I did not emphasize on the
'Tattvadarshinah' part, though, since the context of this discussion was
about an aparoksha jnani.
On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 8:35 AM sreenivasa murthy <narayana145 at yahoo.co.in>
> Dear Sri Subramanian,
> You have written : "In the Bh.Gita Krishna says: Seek to
> know That thru humility, service, etc. and the Jnani-s will teach you."
> In this quotation a very important and crucial word has been left out.
> The word is "tattvadarSinaH". If the Guru is only a jnani , one who
> knows only the text / scripture and not the tattva, such gurus are
> mantravits only. This is clearly evident from the Narada-Sanatkumara
> dialogue which appears in 7th chapter of Chandogya Upanishad.
> Here Narada says 'I am only mantravit, not Atmavit'.
> For a sincere mumukshu , he needs a Guru who is not only a
> mantravit but also is an Atmavit.
> This is absolutely essential.
> With respectful namaskars,
> Sreenivasa Murthy
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