Some Vedic sacrifices of this century
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Sat Dec 18 09:00:37 CST 1999
--- Keith Aitken <aitken5480 at HOME.COM> wrote:
> Nataraj BV wrote:
> > You seem to pay no attention to the pain and suffering that the animals go through.
> > How does advaita treat physical pain? Is the pain and suffering that the animals go
> > through also considered mithya? Does "experience" have any place at all in advaita?
> Or is
> > it rejected completely?
> > Regards
> > -Nataraj
> Well I am a very new member here and my knowledge of the Sanskrit terms
> being used is minimal, however I will throw in my voice to this.
> For us humans, pain is felt by the body (as is pleasure) we are not the
> body, we are the Self.
In other words, you are saying that a cadaver feels the pain (because pain, according to
you, is felt by the body) when doctors dissect it. I wonder how many members on this list
accept this idea.
> Keith Aitken
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