[Advaita-l] Jivas abode during deepsleep/pralaya

Swami Sarvabhutananda swami.sarvabhutananda at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 05:09:39 CST 2012

chaturtam manyantE- This is to be understood as which causes the other
states as states for one to experience!
On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:50 PM, Srikanta Narayanaswami <
srikanta.narayanaswami at yahoo.com> wrote:

> In deep sleep,the Mandukya upaishath clearly states that the jiva is
> merged with Ishwara,but it is a state of "ajnana".The karika states that
> the jiva is 'bijanidra yutah".This state is with the state of "sleep"that
> is "ignorance".That is why the "jiva"cannot see or aware of "Brahman".The
> Mandukya clearly states that the fourth state,the 'caturtha avastha"is "all
> awareess"ad states that"Sa Atma, sa Vijneyah".The karika also further
> explains this.
> N.Srikanta.
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