[Advaita-l] Importance of sannyAsa for study of VedAnta

Amuthan Arunkumar R aparyap at yahoo.co.in
Tue Sep 27 08:09:59 CDT 2005

namo nArAyaNAya!

dear SrI saN^jay SrIvastava,

--- Sri Sanjay Srivastava wrote:
> And therefore later AchAryas such as Swami
> Vidyaranya had to clarify
> that even a brahma-jnAni cannot be a jivanmukta
> unless he takes up
> sannyAsa.

what does this mean? 

a brahmaj~nAni is one who knows brahmam. where does
the question of him being a mukta or samsArI arise?
much less, where does the question of sannyAsam arise
for him?

vAsudevaH sarvaM,

Amuthan Arunkumar R,
Final year, B.Tech/M.Tech Dual Degree,
Dept. of Aerospace Engg., IIT Madras.

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