[Advaita-l] What is Samadhi?

Srinivasan Krishnamoorthy ksri2006 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 05:47:22 EST 2024

Point two. In No question ov mano buddhi ahamkara Or chitta. state the yogi
is subjected to high state of heat when all his vasanas, karmas, and seeds
are fried and dried. Gunas leaf from the purusha Or spirit and unites with
prakriti and back to equilibrium state. Dr. Srinivasan. Ref. Sankhya
Kharika of Easwara Krishna last sloka 72 and also Raja Vartika enumerates
sasthi 60 tantras which speaks abt samadhi. Dr. Srinivasan k iyer

On Thu, 1 Feb, 2024, 08:54 Kuntimaddi Sadananda via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> PraNAms to all.
> There is lot of confusion in the Facebook discussion groups - many coming
> from Ramana Maharshi groups -1. Samadhi is required for Self-Realization
> and 2) the mind needs to be eliminated to attain Samadhi for
> self-realization (mana vinasha). Many quote from the books that have
> question-answers sessions Ramana Maharshi had with disciples. There are
> also many disciples of Ramana Maharshi who further endorse the above
> statements. There are also JK groups that denounce all methods as they all
> condition the mind.
> Some even quote Vivekachudamani sloka 447 or something that says the mind
> is a problem and one has to have a thoughtless mind for self-realization.
> 1. What do you think is samadhi? 2. Is a thoughtless mind required for
> self-realization?3. What do you think is involved in self-realization?4. Is
> akhandaakaara vrutti involves thoughtless state?
> I am posing these to get input from all the scholars here.
> Hari Om!Sadananda
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