[Advaita-l] Does Brahman Know?

Ananth Padmanabhan padmanabhan_ananth at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 23 15:58:50 CST 2010

Interesting description of Sadhaka and Sadhana, the hurdles on the way to reach the object of Sadhakam and a possible result (one of infinite experiences). Simili of  eating  Iddl i& Chutney not becoming flour is interesting and is food for thought&contemplation too!.

> Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 20:17:47 +0000
> From: rajaramvenk at gmail.com
> To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
> Subject: [Advaita-l] Does Brahman Know?
> Ishwara* *knows nirguna brahman and its exstence as Himself, jIvA and jagat.
> He is also infinitely blissful. His devotees experience this bliss (as
> visuddha sattva does not obstruct). There are infinite attributes and
> experiences through karma, yoga and bhakti. Each one of these and the
> experience of jnana is also known to Ishwara (Lord Krishna says that there
> is nothing hire than jnana. So he must know that experience also). When a
> jIvA realizes Ishwara, he can get any or all of these experiences because
> Ishwara favours His devotees with sarsti etc. A jIvA who is attracted to
> Ishwara with the intention of becoming absolutely one with Him might
> consider that goal is achieved at some stage. But in reality, does he reach
> the same state as Vishnu of omniscience and omnipotence? Or does he get
> tricked in to a state by Vishnu that he thinks there is no Vishnu, jagat
> etc.? One who likes idli will eat it with chutney but not want to become
> flour.
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