[Advaita-l] Re: Brahman, Isvara, and VishishthAdvaita

Sankaran Aniruddhan ani at ee.washington.edu
Sun May 14 15:09:54 CDT 2006


 From what I understand, this is exactly what traditional advaita also says.


Sruti smRti purANAnAm Alayam karuNAlayam
namAmi bhagavatpAda Sam.karam lokaSam.karam

Sylvain wrote:
> For me "real" and "unreal" are more understandable if we mean ...
> "real" = unchangeable, eternal, Absolute
> "unreal = changeable, perishable, relative
> In this context, the relative conscience of the vast majority of 
> humans is "unreal", while "relative" is clearer to the mental (manas).
> Is this compatible with advaita ?
> Sylvan

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