Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Sat Feb 21 22:20:58 CST 1998

On Wed, 18 Feb 1998, Gummuluru Murthy wrote:

> Namaste. The comment is well taken. Is Brahman describable ? If so, how,
> except in neti, neti form

We say for instance that Brahman is sat, chit, and anand.  There are many
other positive descriptions of Brahman in the Vedas.

> I agree with the latter part of the comment
> that Brahman is certainly not a void. I would also seek clarification
> on what Charles wrote, quoting Shri Shankara that Brahman is a well-known
>                                                                ^^^^^^^^^^
> entity. I see it at the other extreme - very hard to comprehend -
> guhAdguhyam - most secretive.

Brahman is known through the shastras.  The import of the shastras may not
be easily understood but Vedanta assures us that it is possible to be

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>
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Could I get the translation too?  I'm interested in ordering it from the
AVG bookstore.


At 08:39 AM 2/21/98 -0500, MANTRALAURA at DELPHI.COM wrote:
>namaskaaraM Ravi,
>  If you would like to hear the viShNu
>gaayatrii chanted by Swaami Viditatmaananda,
>he chants it on the "Morning puujaa / Evening
>puujaa" cassette that Arsha Vidya Gurukulam
>has in the book store. It is chanted during the
>morning puujaa after the naaraayaNa suuktam
>and just before the viShNu suuktam.

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