[Advaita-l] sushupati anubhava of jnAni and ajnAni
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Thu Jan 14 10:53:14 CST 2016
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"So there is no question of jnAni's particular anubhava during सुषुप्ति,
because if you ask the jnAni the question, he will not say I slept well or
I didn't know anything, or I experienced bliss during sleep - like an
On 14 Jan 2016 16:51, "Venkatraghavan S" <agnimile at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sri Rajesh ji,
> To answer this question one must consider who/what is a jnAni. To a jnAni
> himself, he is Brahman, to the external world, he is Brahman plus the body
> mind intellect.
> To a jnAni, there is no anubhava, because he being the asanga, abhokta
> Brahman, experiences nothing - he alone is. So whether he is in जाग्रत्,
> स्वप्न or सुषुप्ति, the jnAni as Brahman does not experience anything. So
> there is no question of jnAni's particular anubhava during सुषुप्ति,
> because if you ask the jnAni the question, he will not say I slept well or
> I didn't know anything, or I experienced bliss during sleep - like an
> womAnizer. To him, the "I" doesn't do/experience anything, and he doesn't
> confuse the experience of the sharIra as his experience.
> To the external world, the jnAni includes Brahman and his BMI and they are
> free to speculate whether his experience during sleep is similar to an
> ajnAni or not.
> My take is that the experience of the kAraNa sharIra for ajnAni and jnAni
> is similar, the sukshma sharira is resolved and the kAraNa sharIra will
> continue to experience pratibimba Ananda in sleep, until it's prArabdha is
> On 14 Jan 2016 09:27, "Rajesh Benjwal via Advaita-l" <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>> Is there a difference in sushupati of ajnAni and jnAni?
>> An ajnAni sushupati anubhava is "I slept well, I do not know anything, I
>> experienced sukham."
>> A jnAni statement is also the same or it is different.
>> If it is same then is it possible that after some brain-injury his wrong
>> conclusion, I am body, based on avidhyA could come back.
>> *Rajesh Benjwal*
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