Jivan Mukti and Advaita

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 17 11:10:52 CDT 1999

Ashish Chandra <ramkisno at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:

>Jiva. I am also not clear as to why you chose to compare whether death was
>better or a realization of Brahman in this life.

The reason for my comparison is the assumption that is evident in the
following lines.

>hence the Mukti of the Jiva should logically be possible in whatever form
>the Jiva takes after discarding the previous body.

Now, why should the liberation of a Jiva happen *after* the discarding of
the previous body? Why is there a perceived contradiction between being
liberated and the presence of a body?


bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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