[Advaita-l] Vikalpa, Savikalpa, and Nirvikalpa
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Tue Aug 21 13:37:18 CDT 2012
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 11:01 PM, V Subrahmanian
<v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>wrote:
> I don't say that nirvikalpaka-samAdhi is never talked in vedAnta-books. It
> > is actually helpful means to control viparIta-bhAvanA and hence is
> > practiced by all.
This is in accordance with shruti and bhAShyam.
> > I just mean to say that the knowledge which is termed nirvikalpaka and
> > means of moxa is not same as the nirvikalpaka-samAdhi or the Atman
> > in that state.
This is the thing I meant to highlight.
> > I'll also like to add that such nirvikalpaka-GYAnam of brahma actually
> > doesn't need nirvikalpaka-samAdhi to gain birth.
Doesn't need to gain birth.
Because, the karaNa of brahma-GYAnam is mahAvAkyam.
So, for what purpose is it needed ?
See first part of quoted post.
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