Summary (of "Question", "braHmavid=Krishna?" series of mails)

Srikrishna Ghadiyaram srikrishna_ghadiyaram at YAHOO.COM
Wed Aug 21 21:54:17 CDT 2002

Hari Om !!

--- "Subrahmanian, Sundararaman V [IT]"
<sundararaman.v.subrahmanian at CITIGROUP.COM> wrote:
> As Sri Ravishankar pointed out, the message is as
> valid as the example is:
> > What this knowledge is, is a shift in scale.  The
> evidence of
> > your eyes
> > firmly tells you that the sun rises in the east of
> the
> > earthand sets in
> > the west.  But later when you learn about
> astronomy you know
> > that it is in
> > fact the earth rotating which is creating this
> illusion.  But
> > during that
> > time has the earth changed any or is it your
> perceptions that have
> > changed?  Another example.  In the imperial system
> of
> 1.  This fails if one uses the example of waking up
> after dream.  Dream
> stops, it does not continue.

Next day again during when you go to bed, dream comes
again in some form.

> 2.  arthaadhyaasa cannot exist without
> jnaanaadhyaasa.  When there is jnaana
> how can there be adhyaasa?

I believe, the definition of Jnana itself is 'being
free from Adhyasa'.

Om Namo Narayanaya !!


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>From ADVAITA-L at LISTS.ADVAITA-VEDANTA.ORG Thu Aug 22 07:27:12 2002
Message-Id: <THU.22.AUG.2002.072712.0400.ADVAITAL at LISTS.ADVAITAVEDANTA.ORG>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 07:27:12 -0400
Reply-To: List for advaita vedanta as taught by Shri Shankara
To: List for advaita vedanta as taught by Shri Shankara
From: Jagannath Chatterjee <jagchat01 at YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Re: Janeyu

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:51:12 -0400, Jaldhar H. Vyas
<jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM> wrote:

>On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Jagannath Chatterjee wrote:
>> What
>> is the prayaschitta for one not wearing it?
>While I agree with other posters on the necessity of mental penance, there
>should be a physical one too.  As the dosha was inaction it can only be
>cured by an action.  But for the details you should consult a learned
>Shastri of your own locality.  I am told the Smrtitattva of Raghunandana
>Smartashiromani Bhattacharya is considered an authoritative dharmashastra
>in Bengal but I wouldn't really know.

Jaladharji, I really did not feel like going to some pundit with the issue.
I am frankly scared with what he may come up with. So, as the second best
method of action, I went to the nearby Lingaraja Temple, offered prayer and
puja to Lingaraja Mahaprabhu and Sri Ganesha. The priest seemed happy with
the dakshina I offered. That was it.



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