AsparSa yoga

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vidya at CCO.CALTECH.EDU
Thu Sep 24 19:26:05 CDT 1998

On Thu, 24 Sep 1998, Guy Werlings wrote:
> Should like to know if everbody in the list shares this view as to
> equating asparSa yoga in MK wit sam.nyAsa.
> To me, as a yoga of no-contact, asparSa yoga would rather refer to SrI
> GAUDapAda's method of non-causality.

Non-causality would be ajAti-vAda. asparSa yoga would be a methodological
approach to kaivalya, and can be allied to saMnyAsa, if not equated to it.
After all, the point of saMnyAsa is to attain the highest kaivalya.


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