[Advaita-l] [advaitin] Why only jagat is mithya and jeeva is brahman !!??
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Fri Apr 22 02:32:16 CDT 2016
On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:58 AM, Srinath Vedagarbha via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Why not the same treatment to jIva is given?
> > >
> > The jiva is the one who does the enquiry. He cannot negate himself. What
> > he can, however, negate is the jivatva, just like Kana negated his
> > Rādheyatva when he realized his Kaunteyatva. , At the end of the enquiry
> > thei jiva realizes that he is none other than Brahman.the sarvadṛk/
> > is dṛṣya and therefore mithyā, like the mirage water, that even while
> > seen, is realized to be mithya.
> The very act of realization is a karma
Why do you say that ? What realization is referred here ?
brahma jnAna is kEvala vastu tantram ( jnApakam ) and not kartru or puruSha
> and very much the attribute of
> jIvahood. So, at the end of enquiry the jIva realizes he is *NOT* Brahman,
> otherwise such realization itself is introducing karthu-karama virOdha in
> Brahman. So, to avoid this swagatha bhEda, the jIva has to realize it is
> not Brahman. Hence, part of this realization jIva has to realize itself is
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