[Advaita-l] Future births
swami.sarvabhutananda at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 07:44:23 CST 2012
The one who gains ATMA jnAnam knows clearly that he is neither a doer or an
enjoyer!! Thereby one gts into the orbit of 'naishkarmya siddhI' and a
PrasthAna thriyA clearly indicates that such a jiva lives in this body to
exhaust the prArabDA and he/she does not take birth again!!!
This is advaita siddhI.
On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:12 PM, Suresh <mayavaadi at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Advaitin scholars say karma will last even after realization, just as a
> fan continues running for a few more seconds after it is switched off. But
> with respect to life, how long is this 'running' of karma supposed to
> happen? If a lay person understands, at least theoretically, that Brahman
> is the one reality, will his residual karma last that particular lifetime
> only (which means he will be liberated after this birth), or many lifetimes?
> In dvaita, there are supposed to be hundreds of future births even after
> realization, since it is god who will determine your fate. I am assuming it
> is different in advaita but would like clarification.
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