[Advaita-l] Is the concept of maya essential to explain advaita?
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 25 19:24:49 CST 2012
Shree Rajaram - PraNAms
With due respects, Shri Balasubramanian has not recognized that his own existence and the words he stated cannot be explained without maaya. Maya is a force that makes one to appear as many. any change of state requires a force and forces has locus - this the fundamental law of physics. It is like stating I do not need gravitational force to explain apple falling down. For one to become many there has to be a driving force. Maaya in vedanta comes since all pervading consciousness is appearing as inert entities - which is impossible on a realistic scale. Hence maaya is defined as aghaTita ghaTanaa paTiiyasii - that which makes impossible possible.
--- On Wed, 1/25/12, Rajaram Venkataramani <rajaramvenk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Rajaram: Shri R. Balasubramanian has also stated that the concept of Maya
> is not required as stated at the start of the thread.
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