[Advaita-l] Adhyaropa-Apavada Nyaya.
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Wed Feb 9 10:01:06 CST 2011
Dear Murthy Ji,
Mahavakya Vichara is a positive way to realize our identity as Brahman.
Meditating on the Phrase Sathyam, Jnanam, Anantham Brahma also helps.
Om Tat Sat,
On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 3:57 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
> > Your other question:
> > //If Adhyaropa - Apavada Nyaya works why you do not get Moksha in sleep?
> > In Sushupti sleep there is Apavada of Adhyaropa which is Dvaita
> > Prapancha. There is no duality in sleep. Neha Nanasti Kinchana. It
> > is not Moksha. You wake up and suffer in the Dvaita Prapancha. This
> > happens every day. Why?//
> > is answered thus:
> > In suShupti there is the cessation of only the vyakta-dvaita. The
> > avyakta-dvaita in the form of mUlAvidyA is not annihilated; it
> > is still present. Shankara calls it 'ज्ञानदाह्यवीजम्’ in the MandUkya
> > kArikA bhashya 1.2. (see p.190 of Sw. Gambhirananda's translation).
> > So, only when that beeja is destroyed, by conscious effort-born
> > realization, will there be no samsara for the jnani when he wakes
> > up from sleep every day. The 'apavAda' should result by the
> > samyag-jnAnam. Shankara, in that bhashya discusses
> > the consequences of not admitting this beeja in deep sleep.
> If Beeja is not destroyed in sleep is it right to say Adhyaropa
> Apavada will destroy Projection but Concealment of Brahman is not
> destroyed. There was one mail on Vikshepa and Avarana Saktis.
> Adhyaropa Apavada is a negative method. By using it how can a
> Positive thing like Brahman come out? Neti Neti will negatively remove
> Projections. But will it remove Concealment? The question - is
> Adhyaropa Apavada enough for Brahma Jnana? Or some other method also
> is required?
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