ADVAITA-L Digest - 17 Jun 1997 to 18 Jun 1997

Allan Curry un824 at FREENET.VICTORIA.BC.CA
Wed Jun 18 17:22:55 CDT 1997

Srinivas Sista writes:

>Could you please elaborate on "extra-mental source of data"?

I think Vidyasankar's last post put it pretty well and he used
Advaitin sources...

>This is like postulating gravity to explain "falling" objects. You
>seem to give an independent existence to events(in whatever form)
>and that mind just represents it as we are aware of them.

Your second sentence sums it up pretty well all right. I'd like to
know why it's not the most reasonable thing to do in the circumstances?
Do you think it's more reasonable to assume there is nothing outside of
our mental representation of the world?

all the best,

Allan Curry

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