[Advaita-l] Species, Evolution and Advaita Vedanta
michael at shepherd87.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Sep 20 05:13:18 CDT 2009
I apologise once again if I raise a question already well chewed over in the
How do the sages here regard the concepts of the origin of species, and
For most of the rest of the world, the idea of nature driven only by sex and
hunger, and life 'evolving' from primitive forms to homo-sometimes-sapiens,
appear to be contrary to scriptural accounts.
Yet Hinduism and Christianity alike believe in a cosmos created and
sustained by love alone...how does advaita address this issue in the light
of the Vedanta ?
I myself am moved by the vision of this 'wider picture' of 'evolution'. But
I seldom if ever read much that inspires me about this issue. It seldom even
gets to the point of 'hmmm, worth thinking about...' !
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