Monday, March 6, 2017

Shankara’s Easiest Non-Dual Teaching {continued 4}

Shankara’s “Srih Advaitanubhutih” or “Non-Dual Perception”
(translated by Rmamoorthy & Nome, [with square bracket comments added])
The intent of this text is repetitive analogies that aid transcendence of the strikingly convincing appearance of Multiplicity in the World. Apparent objects are actually only perceptions of such “objects”. Perceptions are actually only thoughts. Thoughts are actually only illusory “waves” (vritti s) in Consciousness, the single Non-Dual Consciousness. The self-luminous & unmistakable Reality of your own Existence is the Self, the only Real,
[23] Just as by the shining of the Sun, mirrors & water surfaces seem as if shining, so likewise the Scriptures are as if “shining” by the shining of the Self.
[24] Just as flour & such, being mixed with sugar become sweet, being connected with the Self, Scriptures become uplifting like the Self.
[27] Just as in different containers there exists only the 1 same Space,
so likewise in different Bodies, there exists only the 1 same Self.
[28] Just as in different containers Space itself does not indeed move,
so also in all various Bodies, the Self does not move.
[29] Just as, when containers are destroyed, the Space inside is not destroyed, so likewise when Bodies are destroyed, the Self is not destroyed.
[to be continued]
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  1. What is the point of this question? Those who have not heard of it are unhappy as well as most of those who have. non dual awareness

  2. not sure of your meaning - but just in case it applies - immediate "comfort" is not the purpose, but rather progress toward ultimate Freedom

  3. That is the excellent mindset, nonetheless is just not help to make every sence whatsoever preaching about that mather. Virtually any method many thanks in addition to i had endeavor to promote your own article in to delicius nevertheless it is apparently a dilemma using your information sites can you please recheck the idea. thanks once more.
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    1. I was not "making every sentence" anything - just quoting from more that a millennium ago

  4. He is as comfortable delving into the metaphysics of the movie The Matrix, as he is in pointing to the underlying meaning of the ancient Veda scriptures non dual teaching

  5. each is already Free if he/she but knew it