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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

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Is metaphysics meaningful?


Is metaphysics meaningful?  (expanded from answer in Quora) Any hypothesis which predicts observations can in principle be tested scientifically. Take “metaphysics” to be the set of hypotheses about people and the universe which does not predict any observations, or none … 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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Woman – Sophia


Very good account of the Goddess in all its ramifications. There are also many representations in the West: The Greek Athena, goddess of wisdom; Minerva, her Roman equivalent, goddess of all the arts; Diana, the huntress. Also Sophia, the divine … Continue reading

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He who knows Love…


He who knows Love–becomes Love, and his eyes Behold Love in the heart of everyone, Even the loveless: as the light of the sun Is one with all it touches. He is wise With undivided wisdom, for he lies In … Continue reading

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Revolt against existence – 1st answer


First answer. –  Evil and suffering are undeniable, and there is no easy answer or remedy to this. Initially there are partial answers, but only an overall vision of things can afford understanding and, ultimately, serenity – a vision of … Continue reading

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On love, beauty, and knowledge


(From an exchange in internet) My position, as I wrote to S.: We are love and the product of love, no? Traditional Advaita Vedanta talks of desire as the root cause of existence, but, in the end, it is the same … 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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Philosophy of the Upanishads – a world heritage


Preface to ‘A Constructive Survey of Upanishadic Philosophy’, by Dr. R.D. Ranade One who goes through the Preface to the first edition can easily see that mere scholarship is the least part of the book. Dr. Ranade was not only … Continue reading

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non-duality magazine (Highly recommended) ABOUT Non-duality magazine is a non sectarian non affiliated free online publication and accepts no advertising. It is fundamentally an investigation into the process of “Self-realization/Awakening/Enlightenment/Liberation” and consciousness itself. It explores this through interviews with teachers, … Continue reading

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