many-minds-antahkarana-one-consciousness-atman-brahman-satya-mithya-2

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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In previous part 21, we asked “What causes projection of ignorance?” The cause of ignorance is partial knowledge and the effect is partial ignorance or projection. Suppose I say it’s a 6. You say it’s a 9. Debate goes on for years. Without the ink – is there a 6 or 9 to debate? It’s…

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example-maya-illusion-projection-superimposition-base-substratum-advaita-vedanta-2

In previous part 20, we demonstrated how superimposition produces a genuine response in the world. Despite the value-neutral status of rope – the victim jumps in fear, mistaking it as a snake. Thereafter, whatever conclusions the victim makes, are based on a false projection. Victim will even write a story and post it on social…

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man-jumps-fear-snake-rope-analogy-advaita-vedanta-superimposition-maya-projection

In previous part 19, we’ve established that a superimposition is when name-form is projected onto an unchanging base. For example… Ring has a name called “r-i-n-g”. It also has a form. Thus, the ring is a name-form superimposed on it’s base, the gold, from which it’s made of. Additionally… Ring is only a superimposition from…

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maya-superimposition-projection-over-existence-consciousness-brahman

In previous part 18, we’ve seen that even after knowledge of oneness takes place, the world doesn’t change it’s dualistic nature. Only the person’s relationship with the world changes. Knowing it to be a dependent-reality. Just how we know and have proof the world is atoms, this knowledge doesn’t cause us to treat each other,…

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cause-effect-many-comes-from-one-advaita-vedanta-vedas-non-duality

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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all-knowledge-ishvara-maya-brahman-consciousness

In previous part 12, we resolved contradiction how can relative-words reveal absolute-reality, when words themselves are limited. Now nature of question turns to resolving differences despite all being One… Student asks, “Since the WHOLE is Consciousness, why do we have differences such as sentient and insentient? The world should have no inanimate objects in this…

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rope-snake-advaita-vedanta-analogy-metaphor-analogy-example-meaning

Suppose you’re on a deserving holiday in a tropical forest. Exhausted from today’s exploration — you gladly take refuge back to your private wooden hut. Upon returning, the sun has almost set. So it’s neither completely dark, nor is there adequate light in the hut. Opening the dense mosquito net surrounding the bed, there lies…

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creation-brahman

Nothing can ever be created. Matter cannot be created. To say “something is created” is to imply it’s not already within Creation. Which sets up an unsolvable equation; duality (dvaita). For example, if matter was created, that means THIS Creation (which you and I find ourselves in), would have to borrow matter from some other…

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