[Advaita-l] The essence of advaita

Ramesh Krishnamurthy rkmurthy at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 02:03:39 CDT 2007

> Thank you very much, Shyamji. I am still having great difficulty with the
> concept.  I realize that all analogies are limited when applied to Brahman
> but in the Ocean-wave analogy, I get the sense that the water (Paramaatma)
> is not deluded, but the wave (Jivaatma) is. If the two are essentially the
> same, how can we talk about one being deluded (by Maya) but not the other?

The two are essentially the same, but phenomenally not the same.
Delusion is at the phenomenal level only

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