[Advaita-l] the qualification to be an advaita guru

Rajaram Venkataramani rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 16:41:08 CDT 2011

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Ramesh Krishnamurthy <rkmurthy at gmail.com>wrote:

> It does not mean that the specific jIva who is able to claim "aham
> brahmAsmi" attains rulership over everything within vyavahAra or becomes
> knowledgeable about everything within vyavahAra.
> Come to think of it, if what you are saying is correct, then AchArya
> madhusUdana should have known that we would be having this debate today!

RV: As Madhusudana, actually Patanjali says, sarvajnatvam precedes atma
jnanam. In Brahman, it is undifferentiated knowledge. He will not be
thinking about us but if you had asked him, he would not have given a wrong

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