[Advaita-l] Dying to Live Peacefully - III
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Fri Jan 19 00:43:28 EST 2018
On Sat, 6 Jan 2018, H S Chandramouli wrote:
> Surprising conclusion. Amongst the PrasthAna traya, Gita is
> considered to be sAdhana prasthAna. It concentrates on the
> sAdhanas essential ( pre-requisite) for undertaking Brahma
> Vidya leading to Absolute Peace. Can it be termed “ but
> peaceful it is not “.
That is an important clarification. _Absolute_ peace. The paradox of
human existence is that sometimes the long-term goal of peace requires
turmoil in the short-term. This is one of the central themes of the
Mahabharata including the Gita.
I shall elaborate on this in a post in a reply in the "kshatriya dharma
according to manu smriti and its interpretation today?" thread.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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