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Debate with a philosopher


May 2015 Published in Quora. AM. Metaphysics is ultimately of the nature of a ‘vision’, where logical proof does not enter. The ‘proof’ thus is subjective – objectivity is only apparent; it does not exist ‘in reality’. Truth is none … Continue reading

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Knowledge of Reality lll


Assuming that one is an individual knower leads to error. Affirmation followed by recension is the Upanishadic method to dispel this error. The Self has to be intuited by the Self. Continue reading

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Knowledge of Reality


Vedantic knowledge transcends verbal symbols and concepts. The question of Nachiketas (Katha Up. 1.2.14) and answer in Taittiriya Up. II.9: That from which all words fall back along with the mind. Continue reading

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Freedom or liberation (moksha)


Distinguishing liberation (moksha) from samsara (being bound). The former is playing a role in life knowing that it is a role. Wisdom (knowing what or who one is) is liberation. Tendencies or inclinations are not necessarily binding. Continue reading

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Creation or no creation – becoming or being


If creation is into time, being is timeless. Does time exist? Or, like space, multiplicity, and causation they are just phenomena, appearances? Continue reading

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Creation and Dissolution


Is there ever a dissolution of the universe? What is illusion and what is not illusion? Sage Vasishta answers these questions. It is all about Liberation (from ignorance) Continue reading

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Advaita Vision


A human being is part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This … Continue reading

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