[Advaita-l] Vikalpa, Savikalpa, and Nirvikalpa

vinayaka ns brahmavadin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 01:22:07 CDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com>wrote:

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> Why there is the necessity for Samadhi experience? Janaka was a Jnani
> and King. He did not have time to do meditation and go into Samadhi.
> But he got Jnana doing his daily activities only.



According to laghu yOga vAsishTa janaka got enlightenment through the
samAdhi abhyAsa. You can see the details of his sAdhana in the following


It should be noted that Sri Vidyaranya, a sampradAya AchArya has profusely
quoted this text in his work 'jIvanmukti vivEka'. I could trace this
portion with the help of his citation.

Best Wishes,


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