[Advaita-l] Bh.Gita verse 18.73 - Was Arjuna an 'aparoksha Jnani'? - Part 4
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 01:05:31 CDT 2010
On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 12:19 AM, Dr. Yadu Moharir <ymoharir at yahoo.com>wrote:
> Dear Subbu-Ji:
> I have been enjoying your detailed discussion about j~naani.
> In your opinion how many known j~naanii's have been throughout the known
> history ?
> If very few then does this not mean that "aj~naana" is "anaadi" as well !!
For your first question the reply is: There is no count. When we say
'known' the knowledge must be having a source. Again 'known' history is
also very vague and could have a very large range. So, there would be no
way we can take a count.
For your second question the reply is: ajnAna is anAdi. Samsara is anAdi.
The Veda is anAdi. The purpose of the Veda is to remove ajnAna, the cause
of samsara. So, ajnAna is anAdi.
More information about the Advaita-l mailing list