[Advaita-l] Themyth of strict old days.
satisharigela at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 20 00:12:56 CDT 2010
Last post on the topic and hopefully this one will be clear:
>May be to get realization/mukti no qualification is actually needed, may be to
>just get the 'initiation' into >brahma viday needs some 'qualification'. After
>all, getting initated into the brahmavidya and realization >are definitely not
>one and the same...
I see that it is the problem of definition.
What I mean is: If I impart for example the knowledge of probability to a
student and the student cant even solve the most basic problem in the subject,
then essentially I havent imparted anything.
Likewise a fomal initiation into brahmavidya does not do anything to the
unqualified. By qualified I meant one who has gone the karma in addition to
being ripe for instruction. I hope the statement "it can never be imparted to
the unqualified" is clear now.
>To belittle or put obstructions mentally in the way of Realization is totally
Please revisit the original post on the topic. There is a note about exceptions.
Those stories are good to hear but not useful to all. They inspire at one stage
but hanging on to those stories forever does no good.
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