[Advaita-l] Does praNava upAsanA leads to brahmaloka?

Sujal Upadhyay sujal.u at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 05:33:26 CDT 2016

Thank you Sri Bhaskar Prabhuji,

Please can you know the opinion about mANDukya Upanishad (12 verses) in
simple words. It may help me understand praNava upAsanA better.

I will also wait for others to respond.

Kind Regards
Hari Om

On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 3:23 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> Apara Brahman is attained through pranava upAsana while para Brahman is
> attained through pranava jignAsa or vichAra.
> praNAms
> Hare Krishna
> Yes that is right upAsana of OmkAra like vishvarUpa upAsana,
> AhaMgrahOpAsana, vibhUti upAsana would lead to apara brahman or brahma lOka
> only since these are all katru tantra dhyAna.  Since these are all 'bhAvana
> vishesha' dhyAna needs to be done by concentrating on bhru madhyaM,
> hrudaya, nAbhi etc.  More details can be found in shankara bhAshya on geeta
> on 8th chapter and prashnOpanishat as well.  And again yes, by doing the
> jignAsa on praNava svarUpa parabrahman on can attain the ultimate knowledge
> of brahman as well.. upAsana is katru tantra whereas jignAsa has to be done
> based on vastu taNtra.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar

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