[Advaita-l] The significance of the Gold and Dundubhi examples

H S Chandramouli hschandramouli at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 02:41:25 EST 2018


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> Reg  << the special sounds can never come without the general sound
> also being there. The special sounds (ornaments)  are only manifestations
> of the saamaanya sound (gold, loha) of the instrument. In the same way
> everything in the world is Brahman alone.  All individual
> objects/events/persons etc. are only manifestations of Brahman.>>,
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>  the variety found in jagat (kArya) can be reduced to a single
> entity,kAraNa, namely Brahman as endowed with kAraNatva (also termed Iswara
> in this context) to explain which illustrations of
> pot-clay/gold-ornament/water-ocean-waves-froth/dundubhi  etc are
> presented. These illustrations represent pariNAma transformation
> ‚Äč
> and
>  bringout kArya-kAraNa relationship.
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> To present Brahman in its swarUpa, as kAraNa (devoid of karaNatva) for
> the kArya that is jagat,which is the ultimate aim of advaita sidhAnta,
> the rope-serpent illustration is presented which represents vivarta
> transformation and does not involve kArya-kAraNa relationship.
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> Regards
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