[Advaita-l] the meaning trapped into the word
narayana_kl_71 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 23 23:50:59 CDT 2008
In reply to your earlier post about speech and God, you are right in saying that speech cannot reach Brahman. In the Taittiriya Upanishad, Brahman is referred to as - "That from which speech turns back, unable to reach it".
--- On Wed, 7/23/08, Marko Gregoric <markogregori at gmail.com> wrote:
From: Marko Gregoric <markogregori at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] the meaning trapped into the word
To: kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com, "A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 7:39 PM
i will put it in a different way. All words have the same meaning
which will always remain unknown. Do you agree?
2008/7/23, kuntimaddi sadananda <kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com>:
> Marko - PraNAms
> The word is word only because the meaning is indicated by the word -
> otherwise it is just bunch of letters with no meaning. Meaning is the
> essence of the word and the world too, which is nothing but bunch of words
> names for forms. The meaning is beyond the word as the later is only a
> pointer to the meaning or its essence. The essence or the meaning is the
> truth of the word and the world, too. aitadaatmyamidagam sarvam - tat
> - sa aatma - tat tvam asi Swetakeo. The essence of this entire world or
> words is nothing but the very core which is the truth and that YOU ARE.
> Without the word, the truth of the word cannot be communicated, by the
> Hari Om!
> --- On Wed, 7/23/08, Marko Gregoric <markogregori at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What is That which is touched by the meaning released from
>> the word(s)?
>> How can That be expressed with words? I think it can't.
>> What do you think?
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