Self (Atman) is Beyond the Witness

Self (Atman) is Beyond the Witness

INQUIRER: Is there a stage beyond the witness? RESPONSE: If the “witness” is the apparent person (jiva), then yes — the self is “beyond” (i.e., the substrate of) the…

Atman and Brahman

Atman and Brahman

What distinguishes Atman (Self) from Brahman (Awareness)? In the Vedanta equation: Awareness + Maya = Ishwara. And on the other side: Atman + Ignorance = Jiva (individual soul). RESPONSE:…

Individual Mind, Individual Ignorance – Part 26

Individual Mind, Individual Ignorance – Part 26

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….