[Advaita-l] ***UNCHECKED*** Re: Re: shankara speaking on behalf of or speaking to ??
H S Chandramouli
hschandramouli at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 02:28:02 EST 2017
Namaste Sri Ravi Ji,
Reg << In such a case (B - just “happen” without “experience”), whether
such a jnAni is knowing or knows(aware of) the happening of prarabdha karma
what exactly you meant by " just happens without experience" ?
For example: you may take a case of severe head-splitting headache as prarabdha
No. The jnani is unaware of it. As an illustration, let us say you are
having a severe headache. All of a sudden, completely unawares, your son
lands from abroad. You are so excited that you go about enjoying his
company completely unaware of your headache. It is a common experience. In
such a case, headache just continues to "happen", but you are not aware of
Reg <<If such a one is not knowing ( is what you meant by without
experience of the happening) the prarabdha karma phala while it occurs, is
due to the continuous atmaikatva jnAna vRtti's taking place ( based on his
will ) without mind entering into nirvikalpa samAdhi state ?
Yes. But why use two terms "
continuous atmaikatva jnAna vRtti's taking place
without mind entering into nirvikalpa samAdhi state
". Just the first will do. I normally avoid using the term "
" since it is too easily confused with the yogic state bearing the same
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