[Advaita-l] Creation ex nihilo (was Re: Advaita vEdAnta - Unit(27))

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Mon May 7 07:36:53 CDT 2007

On 5/6/07, K Kathirasan   NCS <kkathir at ncs.com.sg> wrote:
> Namaste Anandji,
> If we wish to analyse the horns of a hare, what we will have in the end
> is a non-existent horn.
> That fact that I have 'erroneous' knowledge is because the indriyas and
> antahkarana together are naturally disposed to provide perceptions which
> are interpreted by the 'incomplete' knowledge that the antahkarana
> possesses. The antahkarana lacks the knowledge contained in the shastra
> and hence with it's limited knowledge it makes ERRORS.
> To me it is quite simple. The very adhyasa is committed by the mind
> naturally without even having to 'DO' it. We seem to be intent in trying
> garland and do a puja to this Hare's horns. That seems to be the issue.

So is the "mind", which does it "naturally", due to adhyaasa or not?

The sad part is that this argument is already addressed in the paper
and shown to suffer from circular logic.


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