[Advaita-l] Queries to learn and transform
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Tue Oct 5 14:13:49 CDT 2004
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, S Jayanarayanan wrote:
> We've had a similar discussion on this list, where you yourself had
> admitted the possibility of animals achieving GYAna. You can find the
> post (dated 2 Nov 2000) at
So perhaps I should not have so emphatically stated that they cannot. But
even in the earlier message I said the deciding factor is self-awareness.
A creature which does not have the idea of selfhood even in the limited
conventional sense obviously cannot comprehend the idea of universal self.
In the message from 2000, I mentioned this subject has been discussed in
the brahmasutras. I shall try and find that section again and post it.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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