[Advaita-l] Surya is the Atma of All and Best Approximation for Brahman
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Thu Feb 16 03:54:37 CST 2012
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On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Namaste Sri Bhaskar
> But Surya is easiest to understand. You can tell even a baby about
> Surya and make it to understand Surya.
> That is why I am saying Surya is the Pratyaksha Devata for all. Nobody
> can deny Surya. How can you deny the Sun exists? Even Atheists will
> have to accept Surya.
> Veda is saying 'Surya Atma Jagataha' and in Sandhyavandane we are
> daily saying Asavadityo Brahma. This should be enough to show Surya
> is Brahman and the Atma of all. There is nothing here not Surya.
> Why should we go for complicated theories?
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 11:14 AM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com>
> > That Surya is Brahman only. 'Asavaditya Brahma'.
> > praNAms
> > Hare Krishna
> > atharvaNi sUryOpanishad and taitireeya AraNyaka Aditya purushasya
> > sarvAtmakatvaM mantra-s like AdityO vai teja, OjO balaM yashaH chakshuH
> > says he is one and all and he is brahman (tvameva pratyaksham brahmAsi).
> > But at various other places it says same thing to gaNapati also. ( for
> > example gaNeshArthava sheershaM) so, not only sUrya is brahman,
> > 'everything' is brahman :-) In short, you can not treat ONLY sUrya is
> > brahman by excluding others.
> > Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> > bhaskar
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