[Advaita-l] An instance of Advaita wrongly comprehended

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 12:21:04 CDT 2012

The PanchadashI (6.130) of Swami Vidyaranya) says:

tuchChAnirvachanIyA cha vAstavI chetyasau tridhA .

j~neyA mAyA tribhirbodhaiH shrautayauktikalaukikaiH .. 130..

[130. Maya is looked upon in three ways. From the point of view of
knowledge and Shruti it is non-existent; for empirical reason it is
indefinable and for the ordinary people it is real.]

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On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 10:37 PM, Sunil Bhattacharjya <
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Namaste Sadanandaji,
> Don't you think that the proper English equivalent word for "Mithya" will
> be "Confusion" rather than "False"? At least, with the use of the word
> "Confusion", the people will not get confused about the meaning of "Brahma
> satyam jaganmithya". The Jagat does exist and only the way the Jnani looks
> at it is different from the way an ajnani looks at it.
> Regards,
> Sunil KB
> _

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