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Re: Rama's banishment of Sita

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani)
Date: Thu Jan 18 1996 - 15:02:54 PST

On Jan 18,  5:05am, Jaganath.Bharadwaj@nrecatao.nreca.org wrote:
>  In fact even Mukta jivatmas are not bound by these rules.

Once again, I must insist that you clarify this statement.
What is a ``mukta jivatma''? If the jIva mukta is still living
in a conventional sense, according to Visishtadvaita, by
definition this jIva is not a mukta.  A jIva can only be
considered released if it is in Vaikuntha.

Unlike Advaita, Visishtadvaita does not have a concept
of jIvanmukti.

Mani