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In previous part 27, it attempted to show that the world which you experience everyday — consists of an endless combination of forms and color, sounds, tastes, smells and feelings. Isn’t that your experience? From the moment we wake up in the morning, what happens? Without effort, if eyes are working, sight of form and…

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In previous part 26, a common assumption was corrected, “If one mind is liberated from the false notion of separateness, then all minds should also be liberated“. It was explained that even though all minds (antaḥkaraṇa) are pervaded by the one same Consciousness (ātmā) – each mind also enjoys it’s own individuality. Hence it’s not…

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individual-mind-knowledge-understanding-ignorance-vedanta-advaita-avidya

In previous part 25, we highlighted an important word “mithya”. Without fully understanding it, we can never reconcile Oneness and world of multiplicity. World is mithyā, a dependent reality. Meaning whatever aspect of the world you look into, that very aspect depends on another aspect which you are failing to acknowledge. For example, we say…

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In previous part 14, student attempted to reconcile statement “Ishvara is knowledge” and ignorance. How can the two co-exist! This was clarified by saying that “knowledge” refers to that which illumines knowledge of time, space and ignorance. For example we say, “I don’t know who I am”. That conclusion is formed in the mind of…

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