[Advaita-l] Why does anything exist at all

Srirudra srirudra at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 10:01:17 CST 2014

As per Upanishads from akasa evolved Vayu from Vayu Agni from Agni apah and finally prithvi.These fundamental elements join in different proportions and were responsible for the entire universe as we see it.It is not correct to say from nothingness everything came out.R.Krishnamoorthy.

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> On 14-Dec-2014, at 10:09 pm, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Namaste,
> http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141106-why-does-anything-exist-at-all
> This article is saying -
> 'Their admittedly controversial answer is that the entire universe, from
> the fireball of the Big Bang to the star-studded cosmos we now inhabit,
> popped into existence from nothing at all. It had to happen, they say,
> because "nothing" is inherently unstable.'
> In Advaita we say the Universe is produced by Maayaa. But Maayaa is not
> Nothing. It is Not Sat and Not Asat also. Science is still lagging behind
> Advaita because Scientists are saying Universe is arising from Nothing.
> -- 
> Regards
> -Venkatesh
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