[Advaita-l] The liberated soul...
Kiran B R
kiranbr at rocketmail.com
Mon Mar 22 03:15:10 CST 2004
> There is one case where the mukta comes back as it
> were and it is explained in brahmasutra 3.3.32
> yAvadadhikAramavasthitirAdhikArikANAM "When there is
> an office, there is embodiment for the officers for
> its duration"
> Dirghatamasa or Apantaratamasa Gautama was the Rshi
> Of the Ishopanishad. But in the Mahabharata it says
> he was reborn as Krishna Dvaipayana aka Veda Vyasa.
Well, we do have the example of Krishna Himself, don't
we, who even promises to come every yuga?
> But if he was a jnani why would he return?
> sutra explains that certain souls who have a divine
> task that lasts longer than a lifetime may take
> birth again in order to fulfill it.
That the task/office is divine both irrelevant and not
mentioned in the sutra. That there IS a task is the
only thing of relevance, and the only thing mentioned
in the sutra. I would come, if at all, to eat juicy
> In this case it
> was to divide and arrange the Vedas and to teach the
> vedanta shastra. It is the same as with prarabdha
> karma. Acheiving jnana does not cancel out existing
> karma but from then on, no more accrues and when the
> last of it burned, the jnani becomes eternally free.
...and? Can this guy be seen playing
"charioteer-charioteer" in wars or not? Or yeah, can
this guy be seen eating juicy jilebis or not?
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