Subrahmanian, Sundararaman V [IT]
sundararaman.v.subrahmanian at CITIGROUP.COM
Thu Jun 13 08:35:48 CDT 2002
I do NOT know if jnAna is used to indicate both the path and the act of
But certainly the word jneya is used in two senses:
jneya - jAyatE iti jneya - that which is known
jneya - jAyatE anena iti jneya - that by which <something> is known
B. Gita uses these words in both contexts.
So as an extrapolation probably we can use jnAna to mean both the process
From: Stephanie Stean [mailto:cerebral_rose at MAC.COM]
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 9:05 AM
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Subject: Re: bhakti yoga
For example, jnana, is often defined as more of an intellectual knowledge.
I see the use of the word as describing a path of intellectual knowledge,
which is not what it seems Shanskara is saying.
The Knowledge that is Bhakti, is far beyond just intellectual understanding.
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