[Advaita-l] Prasna regarding Aruna Prasna
swami.sarvabhutananda at gmail.com
Sun Nov 10 11:50:19 CST 2013
Follow the beaten track!
Swami Sarvabhutananda .
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> On 08-Nov-2013, at 5:05 pm, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com> wrote:
> This event really happened. Once a man learned in Upanishads and Brahma
> Sutra Bhashya went to see a Sanyasi. He wanted to have a thorough
> discussion. But the Sanyasi asked him Do you do Sandhyavandana daily or
> not? The man said I am not doing it regularly. The Sanyasi said Then there
> is no discussion required with you. You first learn to do your Nitya Karma
> unfailingly and come to me.
> In the Advaita list we have to understand importance of Prerequisites and
> following them without fail. Only then we can become eligible to discuss
> Advaita. Otherwise it is waste of time.
> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 1:21 PM, kuntimaddi sadananda <
> kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 11/8/13, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If we have to discuss only Advaita here it is not possible.
>> Because SILENCE
>> is the one and only way to teach Advaita. Dakshina Murthy is
>> SILENCE only. All the doubts of the students are cleared by
>> SILENCE only.
>> Shree Venkatesh Murthy - PraNAms
>> I have no interest to get into these discussions - However for those who
>> are interested silence does not teach advaita either. advaita is negation
>> of duality that is being experienced is not a reality That has to be
>> established by a shravana, manana and nidhidhyaasana which involves thought
>> process. Detailed discussion of this was provided recently in the series
>> posted with the heading - vichaara saagara of Nischaladasa. Please study
>> the part 11 and Part II - respond to the purvapaksha. After the study
>> contemplation on the truth sitting in silence will help in abiding in the
>> knowledge. Silence is not absence of thoughts silence is in spite of noise
>> or even the thoughts since the truth that is paaramaarthikam is independent
>> of either absence or presence of thoughts,, which are just superimpositions
>> on the truth. That is what mithyaa means. Since these topics have already
>> been discussed in the above series posted last week, I remain silent..
>> Hari Om!
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