[Advaita-l] what is advaita to a samsari?
vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Sat May 15 02:22:00 EDT 2021
There is a saying Antah Sakto Bahih Saivo Vyavahare tu Vaishnavah .
Internally we should be like Saktas. External appearance like Saivas. And
in Vyavahara like Vaishnavas.
In day to day affairs we have to behave like Vaishnavas believe in Reality
of the World. We cannot behave like World is Mithya. We should behave like
we are in a real world and interacting with real people and real objects.
We should behave like this even with close Family members like wife,
children, parents and so on. When a dog is attacking we have to run like a
But internally when we are alone we should reflect on the Unreality of the
World and Real Brahman with the thought Aham Brahmasmi.
Our external appearance must be like Saiva wearing Vibhuti. But in modern
life we may not follow it. That is fine.
On Sat, May 15, 2021 at 8:15 AM raji narayanan via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> I request scholars to speak about advaita in daily life. From morning to
> night till we retire to bed explain the role of advaiti in samsara as
> a father,mother and a citizen? What role he has to play during the
> difficult period like threatening corona days as an advaiti.?
> I give one example. A dog chases few people on the road.People
> in fear and an advaiti also runs-if so what is the difference between me
> and others ? We all avoid to discuss about practising advaita in daily
> life of a samsari.
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