[Advaita-l] Necessity of Creation
svenkat52 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 03:21:20 EDT 2020
This is indeed an extremely well written and lucid text. It is written by who and what is the whole text of which this Chapter 7 is a part? Will it be possible to get a link to the whole text?
Many thanks and regards,
> On 20-Jun-2020, at 12:34 PM, Mahadevan Iyer via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Pranams Atman,
> An excellent resource on Samanvayam.
> Mahadevan Iyer
> On Fri, 19 Jun 2020 at 23:28, Mahadevan Iyer <mahadevan.n.iyer at gmail.com>
>> Pranams Atman,
>> What is the necessity for creation ? Why not everything just be
>> in its primordial state ?
>> In Advaitam, there is no creator, the process of creation, and that which
>> is created.
>> Brahman appears as Jagat through Jeeva.
>> In my view, our perception of MANY, does not eliminate the existence of
>> the ONE. Just as the perception of two eyes, four limbs, ten fingers etc...
>> does not eliminate the existence of the ONE body.
>> Human brain ( Anthakaranam ) creates pairs of duality, like dark & light,
>> small & big, short & tall etc. One of which is defined in terms of the
>> other. Hence, perception is NECESSARILY of dual nature. This applied
>> recursively leads to apparent multiplicity.
>> The trick is that we think in terms of cause and effect by creating a
>> timeline of events.
>> How Brahman appears as Jagat, cannot be cognized by this logic as Brahman
>> is not time bound.
>> Kindly convey if there is a better explanation for this. Thank you.
>> *Hari Om,*
>> Mahadevan Iyer
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