[Advaita-l] Quantum Physics came from Vedas: Schrödinger and Einstein read Veda's
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Sun Mar 5 13:19:37 EST 2017
On Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 8:31 PM, kuntimaddi sadananda <
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Sarmaji - PraNAms
> Coming from Science background and still involved in the publishing
> racket, I completely concur with you regarding the validity of these claims
> or their applications. It is possible that our ancestors had some
> knowledge of uncertainties in quantifiable entities but extension of that
> beyond to claim that Vedas had the quantum theory and that Schrodinger and
> Einstein deduced their theories from Vedas is to say in simple terms wrong
> ( I am refraining myself from using American slang). Schrodinger's cat
> problem is a famous one. Schrodinger appreciated Geeta and not sure he
> studied even Vedanta. I do not think Einstein studied Vedas, but he was
> familiar that they exist. Uncertainty principle is not the same as
> anirvachaniiyam of advaita vedanta. As you are familiar uncertainty is only
> in terms of simultaneous measurements.
> Vedanta is a pramaana for not for objective knowledge but for the absolute
> knowledge. Shakara gives brilliant introduction in the Maitreye brahmana
> that all other sciences in essence are of the false knowledge only and
> therefore belong to ignorance - what is true knowledge is defined, as in
> the commentary of aatmaivopaaseeta aham asmeeti puurushaH
> Brahma satyam jagan mithyaa jeevao brahma eva naaparaH | and most
> importantly the second line
> anena vedyam tat shaastram - iti vedanta DinDimaH - that by which the
> above three are known -that alone is science. says Vedanta.
> Most important aspect for both scientists as well as non-scientists is the
> need to recognize that knowledge of any object, depends of the presence of
> the conscious entity, the subject while the converse is not true. Existence
> of an object is established by the knowledge of its existence. Converse
> is true only to the extent that chidaabhaasa (hence the reflecting medium -
> i.e the mind) is required for RECOGNITION of the consciousness or Sakshi
> that is all pervading. Objective sciences have no tools or their tools are
> incapable of analyzing even the mind or thought, leave alone consciousness.
> Hence we find theories about the mind both by psychologists and
> philosophers each differing from the others. Only Vedanta says mind is
> also matter but subtle and therefore cannot be measured by objective tools.
> The objective scientists can at the most quantify up to neurons or some
> charge particles or waves.
> I use many science example to illustrate and to communicate Vedanta, which
> traditional aacharyaas have used examples that they are familiar. We should
> use these to illustrate the fact the absolute truth cannot be objectified.
> I use extensively the light example in my talks. One cannot see the light
> directly unless it is reflected by an object. Similarly the consciousness,
> the light of all lights cannot be known directly but only via reflection of
> it by the mind.
> In essence no objective sciences can ever by useful other than in the
> transactional world for understanding the absolute truth. For that Vedanta
> alone is pramaana. The other claims that the modern Science came from
> Vedanta is unwanted nor is useful. It is better to state the fact that
> objective sciences are limited to objectifiable entities and have no entry
> in terms of the analysis of the subject, I.
> Hari Om!
> If are kind enough can you forward this to the list since for some reason
> my mails via yahoo is not going through. Thanks
> *From:* D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-
> *Subject:* Re: [Advaita-l] Quantum Physics came from Vedas: Schrödinger
> and Einstein read Veda's
> I want to humbly inform the list members that I have taught PG students of
> Physics in a University for 13 years and I taught
> Quantum Mechanics also. So your quotations do not in any way affect my
> simple question.
> Why these people with all their anushThana and swadhyaya of vedas who claim
> Vedic origin of modern science
> themselves could not do what westerners did?
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