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Re: Different States of jiva

From: Anand Karalapakkam (anand_at_engr.uconn.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 08 1999 - 13:15:06 PDT

SrI:
SrI Lakshminrusimha ParabrahmaNE namaha
SrI Lakshminrusimha divya pAdukA sEvaka SrIvaNN-
SatakOpa SrI nArAyaNa yateendra mahAdESikAya namaha

 Dear SrI Mani,
 namO nArAyaNA.

>
>              These classification that includes 'mUrchcha' is
>              different and should _not_ be confused with the
>              Mandukya classification. I think Anand may have
>              done so; Sri Uttamur Swami himself writes,
>              "AtmA tAvat catushpAt sphuTabahiranubhUH suptisushvApa-
>               moksha-sthAnaH..." (Vedanta Pushpanjali) and
>              translates in Tamil that moksha is the fourth state.  ]

    Thanks  for your clarification. This is one of the points which
  adiyEn didn't mention clearly. Since there were so many intricate
  details, adiyEn just gave a brief notes from the works of
  Uttamoor swAmi and referred to His original texts for those
   who want to know more precisely. But, adiyEn then moved
  onto the description of ViSAkha yoopa and its connection
   with caturAtma.

  adiyEn doesn't have the bAshya on mANdUkya Upanishad and
  hence couldn't get hold of the exact philosophical problem in hand
  and its relationship with the question posed. adiyEn merely
  touched upon some of the things from Uttamoor swAmi's works
  on this issue.

  Thanks once again for pointing out the actual crux of the
  question. Awaiting  your future posts on this thread.

  adiyEn rAmAnuja dAsan
  ananthapadmanAbha dAsan
  krishNArpaNam