Tag Archives: illusion

Consciousness and neuro-science


  https://www.quora.com/What-makes-the-hard-problem-of-consciousness-so-unexpectedly-hard (Different from above) Prof. Donald Hoffman – The Case Against Reality . A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. Evolution has shaped us with perceptions that … Continue reading

Posted in philosophy, science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Conversation with ‘H’ – 5


  H. (…  if I may, I shall just add a few follow-on remarks in connection with your particular, numbered points:) I originally said:“in my opinion there is always the risk of leaning too much on concepts that are not … Continue reading

Posted in non-duality, philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Conversation with H – Cont.


12.3.16 In my previous comments as a preliminary reply to H – taking into consideration his   scruples on the use of language and of certain anthropomorphic-sounding expressions in particular – I accepted that much of the language in Eastern texts … Continue reading

Posted in Advaita, non-duality, Sin categoría | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Conversation with H (Knower, Witness)


H. ‘… as regards the somewhat artificial distinction (ontologically speaking) that I make between awareness and consciousness, then this is something I do of my own choosing, accepting that there is an objectless state of mind that cannot correctly be … Continue reading

Posted in Advaita, non-duality, Sin categoría | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who is enlightened?


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

Posted in Sin categoría | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Advaita, Mythology, vedanta | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Advaita, awakening, non-duality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment