saguNa and nirguNa are the same
seeksha at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 23 22:20:18 CST 1999
> > I don't quite get your point. A sagoNopasaka gets what ever he wants. If
> > desires GYAna, he gets that. That what even the story you stated reveal.
>But how can moksha be a "thing" that is desired and acquired? An object
>has qualities and if we admit Brahman to have qualities we discount the
>concept of Nirguna Brahman altogether. I think that is why our Acharyas
>stressed the idea of knowledge through negation, "it is not this, not
>this" as the ultimate truth.
I fully agree. That is why I wrote a saguNopasaka desires GYAana and not
moksha. Even 'not this not this' approach is not totally desire less. In
fact one of the qualification for such an approach is an intense longing for
liberation. May be the feeling to get liberated can not be stated as a
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