[Advaita-l] Why Creation etc
H S Chandramouli
hschandramouli at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 01:26:54 CST 2014
No Sri Rudraji. Not all questions. But the final question, << What is The
Truth >> , Yes. There is no other way. You need to realize the answer by
yourself, but with the help of a Guru. But even the Guru cannot furnish the
answer himself. He can only help you to it.
On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 5:29 PM, Srirudra <srirudra at gmail.com> wrote:
> So it all boils down to this.One has to find the answers for his
> inquisitive queries by oneself taking help of the
> Sent from my iPad
> > On 23-Jan-2014, at 3:56 pm, H S Chandramouli <hschandramouli at gmail.com>
> > H S Chandramouli
> > Dear All,
> > In another post, Sri Subrahmanianji wrote,
> > Quote << In a certain
> > workshop the Advaitin scholar made a statement: 'In matters such as why
> > creation, when onwards, why jiva-s are put in samsAra, etc. all schools
> > have to throw their hands up in the air for no school can give any
> > 'logical' replies to these.' >>.
> > This set me thinking. Has the Shruti not addressed and answered these
> > questions at all or are we missing something here. In Taittariya
> > Brighu seeks the answer from Varuna as to where to find Brahman. Varuna
> > does not answer him directly, but tells him how to find Him. In the same
> > way , for the sadhaka who is seeking the answers to such questions as '
> > creation etc " the Shruti does not answer him directly, but directs him
> > he can find the answers. The answer is " Become Brahman " ( loose
> > may be permitted in the interest of easier understanding ) . Once you
> > become the Creator yourself, you automatically have the answer. Just as
> > answer to the qustion " who am I " has to be realized personally and not
> > through hearsay, here also the answer has to be through personal
> > and not through hearsay , and the answer can be had right here in this
> > birth itself. Ofcourse this is as per Advaita.
> > Even " logically " this explanation is valid. In as much as anything
> > is " anadi " by definition cannot be known except by the Creator, it is "
> > logical " that one should become the Creator to know it. Assuming, that
> > , that He atleast knows.
> > Thought it could at least provide food for thought.
> > PS : Posted in a lighter vein . Please forgive me if you find it
> > But I am sure you at least had a hearty laugh.
> > Regards
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