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Who is enlightened?


Neo-advaita’s dictum: ‘everytbody is enlightened’ is true and false at the dame time. In what sense? Continue reading

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What does knowledge of self give us?


Someone questions about the benefit of knowledge of self, introducing reincarnation and maya as unpromising components. (Who benefits?, etc. ).This is an unphilosophical question, and answers from advaita are given. Continue reading

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All the world’s stage


You write: “Of course, if everything is like a dream (mithyA), then the sages and their scriptures are a part of that dream. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that the teachings and the scriptures are not useful for awakening from … Continue reading

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Revolt against existence


An Infinite Prison House (A Revolt Against Existence) (February 7, 2014 – From Facebook) Who is to be blamed for limitations of Body-Mind Complex [Man, generic]? Who designed this horribly incomplete life on earth, and why? Why illness, cruelty, greed … Continue reading

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Vedanta and illusory knowledge


“Vedanta admits that its philosophy is a part of the illusory world. A portion of this long dream. But vedantic philosophy has one distinction which all other parts of the illusion lack. Its character, its excellence is unique. And that … Continue reading

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‘Confession’ – 2


(No need to add any other comments to the ones below) Dear (X) – One of the many things I’ve done in life that has been valuable is learn how to write English for a Master’s thesis. I also taught … Continue reading

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Great hubris in our time


(Unlike Prometheus, who stole fire from the gods to give it to humans, these others stole oil resources from their owners and gave them to themselves) ‘The Hubris syndrome’, by David Owen (medical doctor and politician) ‘For some politicians and … Continue reading

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