[Advaita-l] The liberated souls and Brahmaloka

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Wed Mar 3 11:09:27 CST 2004

On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Ramesh Badisa wrote:

> The liberated souls at Brahma Lok will get all lordly powers, except the
> power to create and to dissolution of universe, (Brahma Sutra, IV.4.17). I
> have doubt here. Is this situation, where the liberated souls are distinct
> from divine and have all lordly powers, last till the time of pralaya only?
> If yes, then it makes sense that after merging in divine the liberated soul
> becomes divine itself with unlimited powers.

Yes but for a different reason.  After the merging with the divine, the
liberated soul does not exist as a seperate entity so there is no question
of powers lordly or otherwise.

Actually "merging" is really the wrong word.  The atma was never really

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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