[Advaita-l] Q Difference between 'nirguna' and 'nis-traiguna'

Amuthan aparyap at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 01:33:39 CDT 2006

On 9/20/06, Prasad X <xxpraxx_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Could someone elaborate on the difference between nirguna and
> nistraiguna? I would appreciate references as well.

it depends on the context. during the practise of karma yoga,
nistraiguNa is closer in meaning to pure sattva - sattva without any
element of rajas or tamas (ref. gItA 2.45). for a j~nAni however,
nistraiguNa is the same as nirguNa since he has transcended the three

More information about the Advaita-l mailing list