[Advaita-l] Re: Advaita-l Digest, Vol 2, Issue 1
jay at r-c-i.com
Mon Jun 2 09:20:53 CDT 2003
>>But is this completeness same as Parabrahman's compleness?
>>Shrutis, sootras, and Geeta in union say - NO.
Honestly, I am quite surprised you asked me this question.
I will give just one example from each of prasthAna-traya for starters.
With your knowledge of shAstra, I am sure you can find many more
similar ones yourself.
In the Geetha,
"bahooni mE vyateetAni janmAni tava chArjuna |
tAnhyaham vEda sarvANi na tvam vEttha parantapa ||
(Arjuna, you and Me have taken many births already,
you don't know any of them, but I do know all of them)
What does this teach us?. That the knowledge of God is
complete and the knowledge of a jeeva is incomplete.
In the Upanishats, I have already quoted this one before.
Atleast let us know how you understand this talavakArOpanishat vAkya
before asking me 'Pray , where? '. Any way I have repeated it here:
"yadi manyasE suvedaa iti daharamEvApi noonam, tvam vEttha brahmaNo roopam"
(If you think you know Brahma-swaroopa well then what you know is very
In the sootras, "Om prithagupadEshAt Om"
You need some more? let me know.
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