[Advaita-l] Ramana Maharshi - Advaitin or Neo Advaitin?
Praveen R. Bhat
bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 09:47:32 CDT 2016
On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 1:57 PM, H S Chandramouli via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> << एतदुक्तं भवति — यदा प्रक्रान्तस्य विद्यासाधनस्य कश्चित्प्रतिबन्धो न
> क्रियते उपस्थितविपाकेन कर्मान्तरेण, तदा इहैव विद्या उत्पद्यते ; यदा तु खलु
> तत्प्रतिबन्धः क्रियते तदा अमुत्रेति । >>
> Translation by Swami Gambhirananda << This being the case, our answer is ;
> “The generation of knowledge takes place even in this life if there is no
> obstruction to the means adopted”. The idea amplied is this : Knowledge is
> possible even in this life, provided the means adopted for enlightenment
> are not obstructed in any way by some other result of past work that
> fructifies just then. Should it, however , be obstructed, the fruition
> comes in a subsequent birth. >>
Thanks for the reference from BSB. It is a very interesting and valid point
justifying many questions raised about jnAnis.
--Praveen R. Bhat
/* Through what should one know That owing to which all this is known!
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