[Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??
bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com
Tue Jul 17 04:31:54 CDT 2012
praNAms Sri Sriram prabhuji
Just as the entire blueprint of banyan tree is in banyan seed, similarly,
blueprint of entire creation is in seed form.
> Yes, seed (brahman) is what is important here, we dont have to scratch
our heads to know which branch has come 'first' from which part of the
seed !! chAndOgya says this beautifully, sa ya eshONimaitadAtyamidaM
sarvaM sa Atma tattvamasi (all this universe has it alone as its essence,
that alone is real and that is the Atman (seed). Whether blueprint of
entire creation is in the avyakta form in seed or not is hardly matters
for us, as we are more concerned about the 'essence' the seed itself.
So, what all the ramifications are there potentially inside the banyan
can be also be found with fully grown banyan tree also.
> what I am trying to say here is, the growing process is not consistent
in the shruti itself because shruti's main purpose is NOT to systematize
or channelize the creation process in an uniform order.
Similarly, when the creation happens, all the 4 varNAs
spring up at once and these 4 varNAs are there potentially in
> yes, this is what it appears from the purusha sUkta, but if you see the
creation theories in taitireeya, Itareya, mundaka, chAndOgya, prashna
shruti-s etc. you would find an entirely different details of creation
process. Shankara bhAshya on the creation 'purpose' is quite evident in
the sUtra bhAshya 2-1-27, here he clarifies creation theory rather aims at
teaching the Atman alone as there is use from the knowledge of 'srushti'.
This is true from vedantic perspective and i concur with Sri Subbuji's
> You are welcome to have your opinion prabhuji, at the same time allow
me to share my opinion also:-))
Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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