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Can Consciousness exist without time?
Can consciousness exist without time? – My answer 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 … Continue reading
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Is duality real?
Subject-object – Advaita Vision comment Anon.: ‘No matter who says what, it is your job to look directly at your own experience/mind without the images of models, teachers, books, and like minded people, and to recognize how the subject-object dichotomy … 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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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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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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Deconstruction in advaita Vedanta
This is also what has happened within Advaita Vedanta over the past 14 centuries. What is called traditional advaita has betrayed the original teaching of Shankara with a profusion of conceptual intricacies which detract from his original intention. It has … Continue reading
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Is there good and evil? Is there a Creator God?
Concerning good and evil, suffering and enjoyment, there is an interesting passage in one of the main texts of Advaita Vedanta, the Brahma Sutras. As the teaching goes there is no essential difference between the individual and Brahman (Consciousness or … Continue reading
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Revolt against existence – 3rd answer
3. Everything is perfect… there is nothing wrong. We get back what we have created with our thoughts, words and acts.. The second part of that paragraph (starting with ‘there is nothing wrong…’) is only a partial answer, pertaining to … Continue reading
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