[Advaita-l] Re: Advaita-l Digest, Vol 2, Issue 23
svidyasankar at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 6 14:31:46 CDT 2003
>Which shruti told you Brahman is partless and attributeless? May I ask?
It is surprising you would ask this. Anyway, since you ask, just a couple of
examples. How about muNDaka 3.2.7-8 etc? Viz.
pare.avyaye sarve ekiibhavanti - what is the para avyaya? By definition,
anything that has parts is subject to vyaya.
vidvaan.h naamaruupaadvimuktaH - how does one leave behind nAma and rUpa and
still have attributes?
Sure, you will interpret all this differently - being free of nAma and rUpa
is itself an attribute, and so on, right?
Anyway, see also mANDUkya - adRshTam avyavahAryam agrAhyam alakshaNaM
acintyam avyapadeSyam ... advaitam and remember that this upanishat has
already said ayam AtmA brahma, so that it is talking of brahman, not the
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