[Advaita-l] Bhagavan Ramana and the pain of cancer
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 06:21:10 CDT 2010
Yes Sir. I am, rather Sri Vidyaranya, in the Panchadashi that I quoted in
this thread is, talking about a "STITHAPRAGNYA" . Going by the question
Arjuna asked, this Jnani, if he has practiced samadhi yoga, could be, at his
will in samadhi for a certain length of time. He is, in the context we are
talking, an aparoksha Jnani. The point the Panchadashi is making is that
this Jnani will interact with the world (when not in samadhi, if he is given
to it) or be in deep Atma vichAra, Atmaanusandhaana.
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Kale Balkrishna <kale1972 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it you are talking about "STITHAPRAGNYA" ?
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 4:38 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
> > Why should I know that? Also, is there any upanishad-based definition
> > sahaja-samadhi?
> > My use of the term 'samadhi' is based on its conventional meaning where a
> > person is not aware of the world around him and is in deep absorption.
> > When
> > not in samadhi, 'vyutthAnam', he is aware of his surroundings and behaves
> > like any normal person. Sri Vidyaranya takes such a person into account.
> > Even if someone says that Bhagavan Ramana was in 'sahaja samadhi' always,
> > his behaviour was no different from anyone else when it came to
> > the world and interacting with people.
> > Best regards,
> > vs
> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Anbu sivam2 <anbesivam2 at gmail.com>
> > > So you are now bringing in 'samaadhi'. Is it in your realm to know if
> > > person is always in samaadhi (sahaja samaadhi)?
> > >
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