[Advaita-l] Re:Three Questions on Jiva, Atman & Brahma-jnAna
rkabhi at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 02:47:00 CDT 2005
On 10/28/05, sunil bhattacharjya <skbhattacharjya at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> They speak of the Sukshma sarira and the limga(it is
> also written as linga) sarira. There are commentaries
> on Samkhya by Gaudapada and the other great ancient
> Acharyas.There is no shortcut and I am afraid you will
> have to delve into these.
I had thought sukshma sarira and limga sarira denote the same entity.
Please clarify regarding this?
> Sunil Bhattacharjya
> --- "V. Krishnamurthy" <profvk at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Namaste Vishu-ji
> > I am reproducing below your further three questions
> > and my
> > feeble responses:
> > 1. What is the exact mechanism of subtle body
> > (sUkshma
> > sharira) escaping the
> > body and taking another body?
> > VK: The exact mechanism is too much to ask. Some
> > Upanishads
> > do talk about this, but I am not familiar enough
> > with them
> > to give you exact reference.
> > 2. How are vasanas stored in subtle body?
> > VK: G.O.K. (God only knows!)
> > 3. What happens to this subtle body after
> > realization? (of
> > brahma jnana)
> > VK: Whatever happens to everything else. First of
> > all I
> > would change the words "after realization" to "on
> > realization". On realization there is only Brahman.
> > I
> > could have added 'everywhere' but that would connote
> > the
> > existence of 'space' as if it were different from
> > Brahman.
> > So the only thing you could posit is 'Brahman is'.
> > So
> > there is no body, no subtle body, no anything!
> > Vishu-ji, I may appear to you as not very helpful in
> > responding to your questions, but you are asking
> > questions
> > which can be answered only by Self-Realized Sages --
> > if at
> > all they choose to answer!
> > PraNAms to all seekers of Truth.
> > profvk
> > Prof. V. Krishnamurthy
> > Latest on my website: Shrimad Bhagavatam and
> > advaita bhakti. Introduction. Chatushloki
> > Bhagavatam. Vidura and Maitreya. Kapila Gita.
> > Dhruva charitam. JaDabharata, Ajamila Stories.
> > Prahlada Charitram.
> > and succeeding pages.
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