[Advaita-l] Sankara commentary for Chandogya Upanishad

Venkatesh Murthy vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 00:51:51 CDT 2011


What is Sankara's opinion regarding this Chandogya Upanishad Mantra
8:12 3? Kindly explain with analysis.

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 9:48 PM, sriram <srirudra at vsnl.com> wrote:
> Dears
> The Upanishad uses the word Krida -which does not necessarily mean sexual
> pleasures.But we human beings especially the males -majority-are obsessed
> with sex is my opinion.We should try to avoid such
> thinking.R.Krishnamoorthy.
>> Namaste
>> What is Adi Sankara's opinion on Chandogya Upanishad 8:12 3 ? Dvaitis
>> say this Upanishad Mantra gives how the Jeeva enjoys Moksha. In Moksha
>> sometimes he has sex with women. Sometimes he dances. Sometimes he
>> drives chariots and horses. Etc.
>> What is this? Is this Moksha or heavenly enjoyment ?



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