Lecture 16 revised

Lecture 16 revised - Lecture 16 Those who believe in Saguna...

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Lecture 16 Those who believe in Saguna does not believe that Brahman is the ultimate reality…God is the ultimate reality. So what’s the relationship of God to this creation? Here, they also use Maya…but they use it to denote the creative power of God. This simply means that God has this ability to project… There’s a word in Sanskrit that means magician: Mayavi I perform a magic trp…. I’m obviously not diluted by the trick…the audience is…God is not. God is not diluted by our trick…Maya is. Sometimes thought of that God is the magician and we are the ones that get diluted (tricked??). Absolute Brahman means ____ and the other one is called theistic. Both can use the word Brahman. LILA “play”. The universe is the play of god. Sppose you are a playwright. Soemone puts on a play with actors, characters, plots…Are they real? No… When you play do you have any motive? There’s nothing to gain or lose…Come with nothing, leave with nothing? Idea that God doesn’t
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course RELG 348 taught by Professor Sharma during the Spring '10 term at McGill.

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