[Advaita-l] An article on 'avidyA'

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 23:51:06 CDT 2011

Hari OM, Bhaskarji,

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> In the advaita siddhAnta, avidyA is NO actual concept
> of Atman to 'connect' it to the Atman it is because of the simple reason
> that Atman/brahman can never be perceived by the mind!!

... while the mind itself is also due to avidyA!

> But as usual, for this explanation also we have a difference of opinion
> within the advaitin circle :-))

Such differences are bound to exist because of the same reason as above.
IMHO, these varying opinions do not affect the truth, just as avidyA doesn't
affect brahman.

--Praveen R. Bhat
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