[Advaita-l] Real, unreal and mithyaa
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 10 08:10:49 CST 2013
On Tue, 12/10/13, Sujal Upadhyay <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:
Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Real vs. Unreal
To: "A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 7:38 AM
Dear Nitin bhai,
I think unreal does not mean mithyA. Or say what is the
english word for
Satya = Real / truth
asatya = ?
mithyA (in between) = ? - that which is transient
My English is poor
Also what is the difference between anitya and mithyA?
According to my understanding, anitya means that which is
non-self and is
perishable. So if I destroy a cloth, it's irreversible end
product is ash,
which is visible.
While in snake-rope analogy, when snake disappears, it does
not leave any
trace, like it's curved path, etc.
Adi Shankara in Tatva Bodh defines both anitya and mithya
In Jnana Drishti, the world is negated and not destroyed.
that is nirvikalp
samadhi. Then there is another word, satvam khalu-idam
brahma. 'Idam' :)
Sri Ramana Maharshi says, when you look at shadow, then sun
is not visible,
when you look at sun, you cannot see shadow. Similarly, when
experience this world, you do not experience Brahman. when
experience Brahman which world is not visible.
Body is Jnani is Jnana itself (consciousness). It is not
physical body, but
the substratum of entire universe is his body (i.e.
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