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Consciousness-Existence-Love


http://www.quora.com/How-many-of-you-agree-with-the-theory-that-our-consciousness-ends-when-we-die?__nsrc__=4 How many of you agree with the theory that our consciousness ends when we die? (There’s of course nothing called ‘Soul’ of a person that goes on to live forever in afterlife. I’m an atheist. I person believe that … Continue reading

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LOVE


To what extent do you agree with the quote “True love is admiration” by Plato? Yes, to the greatest extent. What greater admiration can there be than that of Beauty itself? Love, for Plato, is the attraction all creatures have … 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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What is Vedanta


According to Vedanta, what is “real” is what cannot be negated, that which is always true in all places and at all times, or more accurately that which is the substratum of the entire time-space continuum that defines the apparent … Continue reading

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Ordinary consciousness


What you take for granted, the immediacy of your ordinary consciousness, is God peeping at you as yourself through a veil.  You can call it Maya, Karma, conditional mind, or give it any name that satisfies you. The Vedas declare, … Continue reading

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I am neither the mind…


I am neither the mind,nor the intellect,nor the ego,nor the mind stuff.I am neither the body,nor the changes of the body.I am neither the senses of hearing,taste,smell or sight.Nor am I ether,the earth,the fire,the air.I am existence absolute,knowledge absolute bliss … Continue reading

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“That which is the subtle essence….”


“That which is the subtle essence – in that have all beings their existence. That is the truth. That is the Self. And that, O Svetaketu, That Thou art.”      Chandogya Up. Vi,X,3

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