Ashtavakra Gita

Srinivas Sista sista at ECN.PURDUE.EDU
Mon May 11 13:13:56 CDT 1998

Chandran Nanda wrote:
> Srinivas writes :
> >The statements like "There is no being or non-being", ..etc
> >refer to the intellectual concepts of the mind.
> >It is a well known fact that "being" cannot be negated.
> Aren't you contradicting yourself here?

How? I dont follow you. Could you explain a little more.

> >They are meant to
> >silence the mind and free it from all dualistic conceptions so
> >that the underlying non-dual nature is intuitively felt.
>         Are you saying that the philosopher who stated, "Neither Being,
> nor Non-Being, neither nor both", was also expounding only the
> underlying non-dual nature?



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