Theory of knowledge

Maadhavan Srinivasan maadhavan at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 8 12:50:40 CDT 1998

Sri Nanda Chandran wrote:

>And regarding Jaladhar's question about the consciousness during deep
>sleep - I disagree. There cannot be any consciousness, as we know it in
>our day to day experience, during the state of sushupti. That is the
>reason that most people have a difficulty of staying awake while
>meditating and that the state of meditation is equated with deep sleep.
>And to be conscious in deep sleep just means that you're awake :-) At
>this point in time, I can't agree with the usage of the word
>"consciousness" to describe the state of existence.

If we don't have consciousness in deep sleep, how come we experience
pain if a bug bite us. The brain is working while we are in deep sleep
is a scientific fact.
Consciousness exists in all states and in everything.


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