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We all know most of our ancient scriptures the whole wealth of ancient wisdom has been saved in written documents in Sanskrit language .
It appears at those times Sanskrit was prevailing as common language in Bharat .
I think Mother tongue of Lord Sri Ram and Lord Srikrishna and Pandavas
Even common people at that time should be Sanskrit.
If so how such great language was lost its presence from usage of common people.
Next Question: Right now Sanskrit has been caught attention of Highly educated spiritually inclined Elite across the world but people outside of India appear more respectful on this language than Most of Indians and lot of efforts are seen to pick this Divine Language .
Having said that how to restore this Divine Language status in India again now ?


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Shefali Shah posted Sep 16 '23 at 2:30 pm

Hari Om,


My query is related to the section on Avasthatraya – The Three States of Experience.


Reference: Video 2, between 15 and 20 minutes


If, during the deep sleep state, I am ignorant, how can I (or what makes me) recall that I had the experience of deep sleep or of the state of bliss?


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Sudarshan Ramabadran posted Aug 15 '23 at 7:15 am

The very first lesson in Jivanasutrani is about creating your own destiny. At the same time, there is this dichotomy that my success(even communicating about it) should not kindle jealousy in others.


How do I balance communicating successes that would not invoke jealousy in others? This is in relation to understanding the mind-your-mind lesson correctly as well.


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Sudarshan Ramabadran posted Aug 15 '23 at 7:10 am

In the final lesson, mind your mind, Pujya Guruji referred to the lesson Do not make others angry, meaning do not do anything that provokes or instigates another. In this context, he referred to women wearing inappropriate clothing as a prospective instigation. My query is that earlier in the text, he referred to understanding freedom of action; I would think choice of clothing is in line with that freedom, and how is instigation then? How do I understand this point correctly?


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Dear Teacher,
Charvaka says body or indriya etc is the Self
Bauddha-Kshanika-vigyana-vada says Buddhi is the Self
Bhatta-Mimasaka says Gyana + Agyana is the Self etc
Using same scheme:
Q 1: What does the Prabhakara-Mimamsaka say regarding the Self?
Q 2: What do Jainas say about the Self?
Regards.
Edit: Corrected a typo - "Bhatta-Prabhakara" changed to "Prabhakara-Mimamsaka". Thank you for pointing out the error.


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SUBHODEEP MUKHOPADHYAY posted Jun 6 '23 at 6:19 pm

Dear Course Acharya, I have a hypothetical question. Imagine a scenario 1 million years down the line where humans have evolved into some different species which has 6 indriyas (one new faculty) or 4 indriyas (lost one faculty), or lost the need for udana, or have no deep sleep/ sushupti state at all. Every other faculty is same as humans, and they have same mumukshatva burning desire. Will the methods described in Tattvabodha be applicable to them as well?


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If you say that vikalpa (property) rests on a nirvikalpa substance (without property) is a contradiction according to Vyāghāta-doṣa.


Then how come Maya which has attributes and properties has a substratum of Brahman which doesn't has any attributes or properties ?


Doesn't it creates Vyāghāta-doṣa!


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Hari om i need to know the vyakranaamsha for the shantimantra - om bhadram karanebhi....
कर्ण is found in masculine and neuter genders and the trityavibhakti in bahuvachan would be कर्णै :. But th e mantra has it as karnebhi.Similarly अक्षभि :
Can anybody guide me or give me a reference to know word by word vyakaraamsha?


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