[Advaita-l] Advaita-l Digest, Vol 225, Issue 17

sunil bhattacharjya skbhattacharjya at gmail.com
Tue Apr 18 13:13:03 EDT 2023

Dear Bhaskarji,

This is just to bring your attention to the fact that In the Sarupya-mukti
(one of the highest forms of mukti), the jnani loses the faculty of
differentiating his own body., as he looks the same as his upashya.

Jai Shri Krishna
My 2 cents
Sunil B

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> Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2023 04:52:37 +0000
> Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Does the Jnani retain his name-form in Mukti? An
> article in Kannada
> praNAms
> Hare Krishna
> Yes,  as per some traditionalists!! It is just because after mukti /
> mOksha / paramArtha jnana, his senses continue to function in a 'normal'
> way (as per bhAshya reference) so 'a' jnAni as per his prArabdha might have
> the avidyA lesha also ( like seeing dviteeya Chandra / dighbhrAnta etc.)
> and hence when he is living in a physical body he is there very much
> identifying his individuality.  Note, these sampradaya vAdins argue that :
> this state of jnAni is NOT the vyAvahArika drushti of some ajnAni-s who are
> still seeing the jnAni in a physical body but it is 'siddhAnta drushti' as
> per Advaita.  After physical death of the jnAni ONLY he will get 'mukhya'
> mukti, whatever jnana/muktAvastha etc. said or attributed on the jnAni when
> he is physically living is 'gauNa' not mukhya.  And further, even after
> mukhya mukti, some elevated souls like apAntaratama-s dragging their own
> prArabdha and as per the order of paramAtma may again take birth like vyAsa
> (again based on shankara bhAshya reference).
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> Bhaskar YR

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