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[A]  Religiones/Sistemas filosóficos/partidos políticos/ideologías/paradigmas/cosmovisiones     Son sistemas o marcos (‘frameworks’) categoriales (coherentes en sí mismos – ‘self-contained’) con conceptos/percepciones/axiomas/premisas bien definidos     En conflicto unos con otros (o ‘alternativas a elegir’)     Compuestos de verdades relativas. No postulados absolutos are  … Continue reading

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Debate – ll


J. Decía que el Vedanta, como todas las religiones creadas por el hombre, termina justificando un sistema de mérito donde unos “merecen” lo que tienen y otros no, creando así desigualdades sociales, estructurales, etc. Me explico. La religión pretende una … Continue reading

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Debate – Phenomenology vs Advaita Vedanta


M.  Es cierto, el Advaita es una filosofía operative al tiempo que es metafísica en su fondo o base – diferente de la metafísica aristotélica o budista, etc. Creo que podemos equiparar metafísica con esoterismo (dimensión interior de la religión). … Continue reading

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Two advaitic poems


  I know of being and non-being,                         (Trans. from Spanish) know of eternity and time – that my place is at the center, though there is no time and no center.   Neither between heaven and earth, for earth and … Continue reading

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Can consciousness exist without time?


(Question answered in Quora) From the viewpoint of Advaita Vedanta (and I believe also zen and Dzogchen), time is not just something elusive, but ultimately unreal – only an idea or concept. The same with the concept ‘now’, which cannot … Continue reading

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Two questions and answers


Two questions answered in Quora Posted on February 16, 2018 by amartingarcia Is soul different from consciousness? I agree with the responders here that equate both concepts – soul and consciousness – which in themselves are just pointers to what is real/reality. Reality … Continue reading

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Advaita Vedanta – ll


In  Advaita Vedanta Vedantic (or higher) reasoning is distinguished from independent reasoning or speculation, which invariably is in conflict with that of other individuals and schools of thought – ‘Speculation is unbridled… It is impossible to expect finality from it, … Continue reading

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