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Re: waking/dream/deep-sleep

From: Vijayaraghavan Srinivasan (
Date: Mon Apr 03 2000 - 14:44:32 PDT

Shri Mani wrote:

>In deep sleep, the only thing that the jIva is aware of
    is the notion of "I" that constitutes the essence of its
    very being. It is neither aware of other internal objects
    nor any external, material objects. The same conscious
    jIva persists in deep sleep with no consciuosness of
    anything other than itself.

Dear Mani:

I have this question.  Is there a difference between the state of deep sleep 
and  the jIva's state once it leaves the body.  Also I am not sure that when 
I am in deep sleep I am aware of the notion of "I".  It is perhaps a 
suggestion to think that way!


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