[Advaita-l] Shata-shlokI of Shankara - 45, 46 of 101

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Fri Aug 6 11:33:02 CDT 2004

On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, V. Krishnamurthy wrote:

> Note 2:  (VK’s doubt): Who is leading whom here? Supremely
> wise men and unfailingly resolute spiritual people help the
> jIvan-mukta’s life to go along smoothly towards its natural
> end. Is this what is being said?   [I am not happy at this
> conclusion! – VK]

Life is being led.  When the lifestyle becomes full of peace and
contentment and a firm resolve to seek liberation, the jivanmukta is no
longer tempted by material things.  The fires of desire gradually burn
down and are extinguished.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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