[Advaita-l] GYAnimAtra and the sthitapraGYa (was Re: FW: Avidya, Jnanis and SSS' views)
sjayana at yahoo.com
Tue May 18 20:55:26 CDT 2010
--- On Tue, 5/18/10, Vidyasankar Sundaresan <svidyasankar at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > The word used by VidyAraNya to qualify saMshaya
> (doubt) and viparayaya (error) is "utpadyate" (from
> "utpatti"), meaning "created". VidyAraNya is saying here
> that saMshaya and viparyaya ARISE OR ARE CREATED due to lack
> of chitta-vishrAnti (peace of mind), and then functions as
> an obstacle to Liberation! In other words, it is not that
> saMshaya remains undestroyed, rather saMshaya ARISES from
> chitta-vishrAnti after GYAna!
> I think you meant to say saMshaya arises from lack of
> chitta-vishrAnti above.
Yes, thanks for the correction! The statement should read:
"In other words, it is not that saMshaya remains undestroyed, rather saMshaya ARISES from *a lack of* chitta-vishrAnti after GYAna!"
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