[Advaita-l] Reconciling current research with Advaitic theory of mind

Praveen bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 00:11:43 CST 2007

praNAm all,

On 2/25/07, Amuthan <aparyap at gmail.com> wrote:

> it is this character of the mind to persist which is observed as the
> still part of the mind. by default, every time the mind is observed,
> the aha~NkAra also simultaneously arises giving the notion '*i*
> persist'. this is *not* the still part of the mind since it vanishes
> during suShupti. samAdhi in the above quoted bhAShya and it's vivaraNa
> refers to the innate stillness of the mind and is independent of
> aha~NkAra.

praveen: Agreed, and this is precisely what I intend to emphasize:
"every time the mind is observed" as you rightly put.

Thanks much,

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