[Advaita-l] Reference to Avadhuta Gita
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 3 12:25:20 CDT 2014
Krishnamurthyji - PraNAms
At transactional level one cannot avoid the duality. Understanding level involves that the truth is advaita (non-duality) in spite of the apparent duality. It is cognitive understanding to put in Swami Paramarthanandaji's words. Avadhuta geeta, after the first sloka, goes into advaita doctrine - for example it says- aham dhyaata param dhyeyam akhanDam khanDate katham? - If one says one has to meditate - the author asks - how can you meditate? How can you divide as I am meditator and this has to be meditated upon - that which is indivisible?
There are many slokas like that and this text itself is more meditative text and should be studied for nidhidhyaasana.
On Thu, 4/3/14, Srirudra <srirudra at gmail.com> wrote:
I think the point raised was whether this sloka has
dualism,as it refers to Easwara Anugraham.R.Krishnamoorthy.
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> On 03-Apr-2014, at 1:52 pm, Venkata sriram P <venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>
> It is the 1st sloka itself.
> IshwarAnugrahAdEva pumsAm advaita vAsanA
> mahadbhayaparitrANA viprANAmupajAyatE ..............1
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