Powers of a Jnani
jagchat01 at YAHOO.COM
Fri Aug 16 23:47:27 CDT 2002
I seem to already have answered your question haven't
I. (Don't bother with the "I"'s. They are a necessary
appendage in the material world, I think).
Regarding Sri Trotaka and Sri Sankara, I don't think
it was a miracle. Sri Trotaka perhaps was destined to
do that only before Sri Sankara.
However I still feel that we should be wary of
miracles in this New-Age. The teachers of this age
seem to have not so holy aspirations.
Regards, and no misunderstandings please!
--- Srikrishna Ghadiyaram
<srikrishna_ghadiyaram at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
> Hari Om !!
> --- Jagannath Chatterjee <jagchat01 at YAHOO.COM>
> > I think now you can ascertain the real status of
> > many so called gurus that haunt this world. Beware
> > of
> > a guru who displays his powers to attract
> I think, you are taking a pessimistic view of the
> world. What is wrong if an act of 'miracle' (at an
> ordinary human level) is performed by the Guru to
> bless the devotee ? Can you say the same thing to
> Sankara by whose grace Sri Trotaka sang his first
> Hymns ? Do you condemn this in a similar tone ? We
> know many such incidents. Why beware ???? If it is
> attract devotees and mold them to a divine path, do
> you condemn it ??
> > It is not that the brahmavid cannot/should not use
> > his
> > powers but the intent is only best known to him
> > because as a brahmavid he is beyond the thought
> > process of an ordinary jiva.
> Om Namo Narayanaya !!
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