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The philosophy of non-dualism could be proved to be valid.

Updated on February 6, 2017

Core of Advaita!

Expectations of people!

Expectations have become a way of life for almost all the people. There is nothing wrong to expect. But we have to bear in mind that we have to deserve what we expect. Everyone may aspire to become President or Prime Minister. But one in million achieves what is willed or desired. Most of the people predicted that Clinton had a fair chance but what happened ultimately? Someone has triumphed in the race. This is the way of the world. Thus, the poll predictions of many leading news channels and papers turned wrong. Hence President Trump is not in favor of Press and he has expressed negatively about the Press. Planets may orbit around the Sun in a fixed pattern but sometimes in a rare case, some kind of mistakes does happen. In Indian almanac, reverse motion or retardation for major planets are considered. When two planets move nearer, certain kind of slower motion is outlined. But some leading astronomers term it as a natural process due to attractions. We are aware that planets exert certain forces on other planets and hence there is no sliding from their fixed orbits. We are all subjected to gravitational forces of earth. Hence, whatever goes up naturally comes down due to gravity!

What Hanuman said?

Planets orbit due to mutual attractions!

This is how all the planets are kept in place without any chance for collision! In the world war, atom bombs were dropped. Jet plans with provisions to carry nuclear missile were developed and they carried the bombs above those locations and dropped them on the cities. Since gravity was there, the bombs landed on the earth. If there had been no gravity, some other options need to be evolved. Carrying them involved great effects but dropping them was easy. Only it has to be dropped at the exact locations. Rain falls on the earth due to gravity. In earthquakes, buildings tremble and reach the ground due to gravity. But gravity is a natural force which is neither good nor bad. It is just a great force! With the help of gravity, dams let out the water through their sluices. Due to the effect of the same gravity, water is discharged from great height on the dynamo wheels to generate electricity! Hence gravity could be utilized for both good and evil deeds! But gravity cannot be blamed but it is how we use it matters. A surgeon may cut open the body parts of the patient to cure him. Hence, the knife in surgeon’s hand is good while in the hands of a robber, it is potentially a harmful one. Knife has no fundamental quality except cutting. But the user decides the way in which it is utilized and accordingly, the knife to acquire a bad or good acronym. The mind of human beings is similar. It is neither good nor bad. The coloring of the mind takes place due to various involvements in the outside world!

Maya and Moksha!

One alone exists, everything else is illusion!

The mind is a great power, deriving it from the Self. Hence, next in the rung of innate powers of self, the mind occupies the second place. The mind is capable of hiding the very self from which it has resulted. As the hyacinth leaves cover the water, as the cataract covers the eye, as silver is seen in shells, the mind has the veiling effect on the self. Many philosophies have evolved on creation both in the spiritual field and material world. While the highest non-dual philosophy never recognizes the creation, people who follow ‘duality’ recognize the existence of the world as a separate entity, apart from the self. They conveniently forget the very truth that there was none before creation, and all that was prior to creation was the ever existing formless self. Most of us recognize the fact that God is One and he is called in different names according to taste. While the Hindus call the name in many different ways, Christians revere God as Father and accepted the incarnation of Jesus. Islam honor Prophet Mohammad and the formless “Allah” as the Master!

Rope and Snake!

The proof of Monism or Non-duality!

The mind is a great power, deriving it from the Self. Hence, next in the rung of innate powers of self, the mind occupies the second place. The mind is capable of hiding the very self from which it has resulted. As the hyacinth leaves cover the water, as the cataract covers the eye, as silver is seen in shells, the mind has the veiling effect on the self. Many philosophies have evolved on creation both in the spiritual field and material world. While the highest non-dual philosophy never recognizes the creation, people who follow ‘duality’ recognize the existence of the world as a separate entity, apart from the self. They conveniently forget the very truth that there was none before creation, and all that was prior to creation was the ever existing formless self. Most of us recognize the fact that God is One and he is called in different names according to taste. While the Hindus call the name in many different ways, Christians revere God as Father and accepted the incarnation of Jesus. Islam honor Prophet Mohammad and the formless “Allah” as the Master!

Validity of Monsim.

Do you realize that there is only ONE, behind this illusory manifestations?

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From non dual to duel world

If there was only one, and nothing besides that, it can be logically construed that the one alone has become many in manifestation. Hence, the manifold universe is not different from him. All the dualities observed in nature and in the external world is a sort of illusion. Fundamentally creation can never happen if there is one alone! Hence Maya or illusion, an outcome of the one veiled the creator and projected the creation. In most of the scriptures and Upanishad, the phenomena have been explained as ‘illusory snake seen in coir on the path’. In twilight hours, when the visibility is poor, coir lying on a path is seen as a snake and creates fear in the mind! When a torch light is focused on the place, the passerby is relieved to note that it is only coir! Till the time light is focused, it was considered as a poisonous snake and none dared to approach the spot. The scriptures ask the reader, ‘where the snake has gone’? The snake is only an imagination of the mind and it is never real. Only the coir alone remains!

This is how the “non-duelist’ explain the philosophy of ‘monism’ or non-dual philosophy! Snake was never there! In a similar manner, they explain that the Self alone remains all along. But the distorted vision created a false phenomenon and induced fear in the mind. They aver that the world never exists and it is the illusion of the mind. What is real is the ever abiding self! Due to illusion the world seems to appear in the mind. Likewise, the pure white screen alone is real in the cinema hall, while the pictures that fall on the screen is momentary and unreal.

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