[Advaita-l] Bhakti and Jnana

Rajaram Venkataramani rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 03:44:41 CST 2012

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 9:35 AM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>wrote:

>  On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 1:07 PM, <rajaramvenk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nowhere is Madhusudana saying that the druta mana is eternal. The rest of
>> the conclusions are based on that incorrect assumption.
> Rajaram, just yesterday you said this in reply to Sri Jaldhar's post:
> //Also, Madhusudana has stated why it is eternal as I said in my quote
> earlier that it is because bhakti rasa is non-different from bhagavat
> being His reflection in the druta mana (melted mind).//
> It is this input from you that forms the basis of my latest post.  It is
> clear from your own statement that MS holds bhakti rasa to be eternal since
> it is Bhgavan's reflection in the druta manaH (melted mind).  I think this
> statement of yours is not beyond normal comprehension.

Rajaram: druta mana: is NOT eternal. It is the bhakti rasa, which is
eternal because it is non-different from Ishwara / Brahman.

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