RES: [Advaita-l] New member introduction: Asad Mustafa Rizvi

S Jayanarayanan sjayana at
Wed Jan 24 19:43:25 CST 2007

Dear Asad,

This list caters to Advaita Vedanta as taught by Sankara, so you will
find a lot of "technical" discussions based on Vedanta. Although the
list does respect Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi, it doesn't focus on his

If you are primarily interested in Bhagavan's teachings, here are a
couple of yahoogroups mailing lists that you might want to take a
look at:


--- asad mustafa <asad.mustafa at> wrote:

> Viswanathan N <vishy1962 at> wrote:
>     But, hope youe are aware that the western/ prophetic religions
> like Islam, Christianity and Judaism are nearer to dwaitic school
> rather than advaita school of thinking.
> regards
> Viswanath 
>   In the name of God, most gracious, most merciful.
>   Dear Viswanathan sir;
>   I cannot say anything about other prophetic religions but Islam
> works at several levels. At the base level, it is an ethical guide.
> At the highest level, it is a direct experience of divine unity.
> The holy Qura'n declares that He is nearer to you than the nearest.
> The sufi aims to realize his unity with Allah (swt) by merging his
> individual self with Him. Hope it helps.
>   Jazakallah
>   Asad Mustafa Rizvi
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