[Advaita-l] Brahmopadesam

nishanth rope.snake+garland at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 4 12:58:27 CDT 2011

Hari OM. Salutations,

Perhaps this provides an example to illustrate one student's *absorption *vs.

> Buddhist Parable
* THE MASTER Nan-in had a visitor who came to inquire about Zen. But
> instead of listening, the visitor kept talking about his own
> ideas.*
> * After a while, Nan-in served tea. He poured tea into his visitor's
> cup until it was full, then he kept on pouring.*
> * Finally the visitor could not restrain himself. "Don't you see
> it's full?" he said. "You can't get any more in!"*
> *"Just so," replied Nan-in, stopping at last. "And like this cup,
> you are filled with your own ideas. How can you expect me to give
> you Zen unless you offer me an empty cup?"*

On 4 November 2011 12:14, Rajaram Venkataramani <rajaramvenk at gmail.com>wrote:

> What is the difference between mahavalkya upadesa that a sannyasi gets
> and the one everyone gets during upanayanam?
> --
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