[Advaita-l] Realization through Mind

Ravi Kiran ravikiranm108 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 00:24:24 CST 2014


The mind is used to negate all the wrong notions about oneself (
tattwa vichaara) with the help of Sruti and Guru upadesha.


On 11/9/14, umesh ramaswamy via Advaita-l
<advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Respected Members,
> Vedas proclaim "Yato Vacho Nivartante Aprapya Manasasaha"....But looks like
> one cannot go beyond mind because everything has to be cognized via mind
> only. Even during meditation if the mind is not centered it will wander all
> over the places and realization cannot be had without the help of the mind.
> I remember having read somewhere U.G.Krishnamurthy as saying, one cannot go
> beyond mind, and since everything has to be cognized through mind,
> realization of Brahman (which is beyond mind) is a myth.
> Can someone elaborate how Advaitic Realization is possible going beyond
> Mind? Is Nidhidhyasana is also through mind?
> Regards,
> Umesh
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