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Re: Consciousness in the state of moksha

From: Sadagopan (
Date: Thu Mar 15 2001 - 19:01:24 PST

At 02:34 PM 3/14/01 -0800, you wrote:

Dear Sri Sarangan: Thanks for retreiving this 
portion of the posting relevant to the discussion .

Yes, Sri BhAshyam and Srimath Rahasya Thraya Saaram
support this view of the Muktha Jeevan remembering .
Sri Anand's excellent posting gives some of the appropriate 

The answer given by them is : " The MukthA has become 
devoid of all karma and his knowledge has become 
all-pervasive.He sees BhagavAn in every thing and 
every where ". 

All things in the created worlds including his own
previous births are remembered,when needed , as 
the glories of Bhagavan. with this realization , 
the Muktha Jeevan enjoys all and is filled with 
BrahmAnandam . The Muktha Jeevan enjoys all the powers 
of the Lord except the activitiy relating to 
the the world ( its Creation and control). 

When the Muktha Jeevan sees its AchAryan , it remembers 
and out of gratitude salutes Him prior to approaching
the Lord seated on AdhisEshan with His Devis. 


>Sriman V. Satakopan translation of Swamy Desikan's rahasya grantha - 
>Parama Padha sOpAnam is available in the Saranagathi journal.
>Refer 8.12, 8.13 and 8.14 of Divya dEsa PrApthi parvam 
>"...The jeevan sees the assembly of purvAchAryAs infront of the 
>simhAsanam of Sri Vaikunta nAthan . They are beaming with joy overthe 
>Lord's efforts bearing fruit . The jeevan offers its salutations to 
>them and comes closer to the Lord's throne...."
>Would this imply that the jIva retains memory of (atleast) 

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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