[Advaita-l] Binary nature of Jnana

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 00:35:33 EDT 2022

Namaste Sadaji,

On Sun, Jul 3, 2022 at 9:45 AM Kuntimaddi Sadananda <
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com> wrote:

> My understanding is having a paroxa jnaanam my not remove all the
> lingering vaasanas - hence nidhidhyaasana is prescribed.

In my understanding, one who has parokSha jnAna, it being "brahma asti"
and/ or "shruti says that aham brahmAsmi", he cannot do nididhyAsana.

>From that, it follows that if a paroxa jnaani dies, he will be reborn in a
> conducive family or environment with that knowledge, and rapidly evolve in
> the new life. I think Krishna responds this to Arjuna's question.
True, any kalyANakRt will be born in a conducive family. However, that is
more applicable for a sAdhaka.

Hastamalaka is one example, I can think of. Many mahatmas like Ramana
> Maharshi etc take off rapidly because of the knowledge gained in the past
> life.

Both were aparokSha jnAnIs, with obstacles.

Kind rgds,
--Praveen R. Bhat
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