[Advaita-l] Fwd: Difficulty with Akhandakara Vrtti
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Mon Jun 29 04:33:41 CDT 2015
On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 2:15 PM, H S Chandramouli via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Sri Anand Ji observed
> << I think this is what the Swamiji is
> alluding to when he says the BrahmajnAna from the upanishad pramANa is a
> vRtti jnAna, as opposed to a svarUpajnAna. The brahmajnAna is only required
> to put an end to avidyA, and not beyond that. >> .
> My understanding is the same. Svarupa Jnana of Brahman is not under
> consideration in the context in which the Swamiji has referred to the term
> “ Akhandakara Vritti “ in his talk.
Not familiar with the term "svarupa Jnana" of Brahman used distinctly from
BrahmajnAna here.. hence, this clarification:
When we say, "svarupa Jnana", it is Brahman itself or knowledge of Brahman,
which is not same as BrahmajnAna ?
Pl clarify this terminology and meaning used here ..
> Same is the case in the context in
> which Sri Sadananda Yogi has referred to that term in his work Vedanta Sara
> quoted by me earlier in the thread. I had highlighted it in my response to
> Sri Aurobind Padiyath Ji also.
> This will be my response to Sri Nitin Sridhar also ( in another related
> thread ) . No doubt Sri Sadananda Ji also alludes to Svarupa Jnana in the
> context of Akhandakara Vritti ( in the related thread ). However I have not
> come across the use of the word “ akhandakara Vritti “ in that context so
> far. And my understanding of the talk by the Swamiji is that he has not
> referred to it either.
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 8:19 PM, Anand Hudli via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > In the laukika example, "This is that Devadatta", the recognition of
> > devadatta, once it has occurred, there is no "abiding" (constant) feeling
> > "this is that devadatta", just as the man who is told "you are the
> > will not continue to "realize" that he is the tenth person, after he has
> > realized just once, with the help of a passer-by (pramANa). After his
> > earlier agony of missing a person is destroyed by the realization, "I am
> > the tenth", the "realization" that he is the tenth also becomes
> > Why? There was no missing person, to begin with, and so the statement
> > are the tenth" was not really required! I think this is what the Swamiji
> > alluding to when he says the BrahmajnAna from the upanishad pramANa is a
> > vRtti jnAna, as opposed to a svarUpajnAna. The brahmajnAna is only
> > to put an end to avidyA, and not beyond that.
> > Anand
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