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By Dennis Waite

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2007

Advaita is a religious philsophy in response to the Upanishads, older than such a lot different spiritual platforms we all know approximately but additionally the main logical in its technique. This publication presents a scientific therapy of Advaita which demystifies it, differentiating among ways & academics, so that you can make a decision which procedure is most fitted for you.

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Devaraja Mudaliar, Bithika Mukerji, Govindagopal Mukhopadhyaya, Gummuluru Murthy, Muruganar, Suri Nagamma, Chittaranjan Naik, Madathil Nair, Shawn Nevins, Swami Nityaswarupananda, Wendy 30 Doniger O’Flaherty, Arthur Osborne, Swami Paramananda, A. Parthasarathy, Dr. Ramanand Prasad, Swami Muni Narayana Prasad, Chris Quilkey, S. Radhakrishnan, Anantanand Rambachan, Prof. A. A. Ramanathan, Sri Ramanananda Saraswathi, Swami Ranganathananda, Raphael, Michael Reidy, John Richards, Dr. E. Röer, Richard Rose, Möller de la Rouvière, Dr.

Attachment to emotions occurs similarly and we must cultivate dispassion (vairAgya). Peace is beyond all emotions. • The ego is a construction of concepts and its power is destroyed once the truth is understood. ” • ahaMkAra is the process by which we identify with ideas, emotions, roles etc. All disappear in sleep so we cannot be them. ” We are the changeless “I am,” the essence of the changing forms. • The sheath model (pa~ncha-kosha-prakriyA) is used to illustrate the various levels of identification.

This is the state of a waking person perceiving material objects. 89. The life force creates for itself, out of itself, material object of enjoyment by means of the external senses - such colorful things as flowers, perfumes, women, etc. That is why this has its fullest enjoyment in the waking state. (Ref. 4) Even for a moment do not think that you are the body. Give yourself no name, no shape. In the darkness and the silence reality is found. Nisargadatta Maharaj (Ref. 5) Thinking that we are the body, we are dependent upon its comfort and health.

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