[Advaita-l] Are actions essentially meaningless?
srirudra at vsnl.com
Sun Dec 30 05:08:16 CST 2012
I think prarabdha can play a part in pushing the soul towards to Gyana marga
by creating conducive circumstances.Lord Krishna says so in B.G.Chap
6-40,41,42and 43.Prarabhdha is accumulation of Karma phala to yield result
in the next birth.
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> On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 7:18 PM, श्रीमल्ललितालालितः <
> lalitaalaalitah at lalitaalaalitah.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com>
>> > prArabdha
>> > karma is more powerful than that paramArtha jnAna
>> See here words of shrI-vidyAraNya :
>> प्रारब्धं कर्म्म यथा तत्त्वज्ञानात्प्रबलं तथा तस्मादपि कर्म्मणो
>> प्रबलोऽस्तु ।
>> Here he accepts that prArabdha is stronger than GYAna and hence is able
>> maintain body of GYAnI in order to be destroyed by enjoyment of its
> I remember reading/hearing somewhere that the dawn of jnAna itself is due
> to a favourable prArabdha and since prArabdha is the 'cause' of jnAna,
> jnAna cannot nullify prArabdha.
> Does this explanation appear in the bhAshya/acceptable to
> the traditional view?
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