[Advaita-l] Is the concept of maya essential to explain advaita?
vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 08:33:15 CST 2012
If you are saying Maya is Ishwara's Sakti used for creation and
activity it is correct. No problem. But where is Sruti saying the
Ishwara Sakti is Mithya? There is no such thing Mithya anywhere.
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 6:07 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:
> “mAyA-mAtraM idaM vishvaM pashyan vigata kautukaH”
> Hare Krishna
> mayAntu prakrutiM vidyAt mAyinantu maheshwaraM, says shruti. daivee
> hyeshA guNamayI mama mAyA duratyayA says lord in geeta..I dont know why we
> should lend our ears to someone who questions the importance of certain
> concepts in advaita when shruti, smruti, paramAchArya taken these concepts
> (mAyA, avidyA etc.) to educate us world phenomena!! na hi tayA (mAyA)
> vinA parameshwarasya srushtatvaM siddhyatiH shakti rahitasya tasya
> pravruttyanupapatteH clarifies shankara in sUtra bhAshya 1.4.3.
> If these prabhuji-s are not comfortable with these terminologies, and
> thinking that these concepts are doing harm to advaita vedAnta, let them
> teach their own veda, advaita without using these terminologies. I hope
> nobody is stopping them from doing this service to adhyAtmika prapancha.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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