[Advaita-l] jeevanamuktha vis-a-vis avadhoota
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 16 18:12:12 CDT 2009
Can I put in a different way. Living within the five bodies (koshas) is bondage or call it full of restrictions and sufferings. Come out of these and you are free. There are several ways to help one get out of these koshas. Tantra, either Vamachara or Samayachara (Sri Vidya), helps one to come out of the five koshas in one life itself. Avadhuta is one, who does not want to have any additional man-made binding including clothing.
Sunil K. Bhattacharjya
--- On Mon, 3/16/09, Bhadraiah Mallampalli <vaidix at hotmail.com> wrote:
From: Bhadraiah Mallampalli <vaidix at hotmail.com>
Subject: [Advaita-l] jeevanamuktha vis-a-vis avadhoota
To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
Date: Monday, March 16, 2009, 7:58 AM
>Living is a bondage and liberating is without any bondage. How both
>can co-exist? I wonder.
If ceasing to live helps liberation we don't advaita. If life is a bondage,
after death one might as well come back into that bondage. So living can not be
by itself bondage.
The word Jivanmukta is the goal of advaita. Going by Shruti Br.U.I.4.15 one
should better become a Jivanmukta before end of life, otherwise the life is a
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