[Advaita-l] A matter for Adjudication

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 13:02:38 CDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> praNAms Smt. Savitri mAtAji
> Hare Krishna
> The vidya,  no matter whether it is first one or last one or continuous
> one which removes avidyA without any trace is called jnAna says shankara
> in bruhad bhAshya....after samyak jnAna there is no question of avidyA
> lesha.....if there is any lesha of that avidyA then there is no samyak
> jnAna...
> Shri Shankaracharya says that for a Jnani, the mithyAjnAna, even after
being sublated, indeed एव continues for some time, due to (the force of)
samsakaara.  [This sentence has been translated by SSS and even reiterated
in his footnote, affirming such a continuation by demonstrating the two-moon

As per Shri Bhaskar ji's above observation, if there is any 'anuvRtti',
continuation, of mithyAjnAna (which is the one that produced samsara), then
there is no samyak jnAna.  There should be no samskaara too.  A jnani
'suffering' from continued mithyAjnAna is admitted by SSS in the sutra
bhashya translation 4.1.15.

Om Tat Sat

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