[Advaita-l] About the term in 'Ishwara' in Advaita - a brief note

Venkatesh Murthy वेङ्कटेशः vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 05:54:21 CDT 2012

Namaste Sri Bhaskar Mahodaya

Your name is Bhaskar same as Surya but you are asking why is Surya
important? This is surprising.

In Aruna Prasna we have heard Surya Atma Jagataha Tasthushasca. The
Veda is saying Surya is Atma of all.

Surya is Pratyaksha Brahman only. No need to search for Brahman in
books and Idols. He is visible for everybody to see.

Like there is Atma in our body there is Surya for the Universe. If we
know the Atma in body is Surya in the sky this is highest Jnana.

On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:
> You are Atma. Like this Surya is pure Brahman.
> praNAms Sri Venkatesh Murthy prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> You might have heard taitereeya shruti, bhIshAsmA vAtaH pavate, bhIshOdeti
> sUryasya, bhIshAsmAgnischendrascha, mrutyurdhAvati paNchama iti.  etc. Who
> is this sUrya who is obeying the order of THAT and executing his duties in
> fear of that, if he himself is para or pure brahman?? Why not agni or vAyu
> pure brahman?? And if you see Rigvedeeya vAgAMbhruNi sUktaM in saMhita
> (popularly known as devi sUktaM) it says : ahaM mitrA varuNObhA
> bhibharmyahamidrAgnI ahaM ashvinObhA etc. Why do you want to pin point on
> only sUrya when somany other devata-s are propitiated  as parabrahman in
> vedA-s??  Please clarify.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar
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