RLG100Y1 Lecture #34 - RLG100Y1- Mar 7/11 - Nivrtti...

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RLG100Y1- Mar 7/11 - Nivrtti (Renunciation?) can’t read clearly - Pravrtti (Engagement?) can’t read clearly - Jnana Yoga (Knowledge) - Karma Yoga (Action) - Bhakti Yoga (Devotion/Worship) - Path of Knowledge o Jnana Yoga o Only one thing that is ultimately real, the atman Eternal lasting, and never changes Atman= Brahman o Everything else in the world is subject to change, transient, impermanent o Seeking knowledge of the real and the unreal o Knowledge is something that is vitally and immediately experienced o Non-dual Ultimately speaking there is not 2 realities Everything is Brahman o What is the relationship b/w Brahman and the world that we see (the world of difference, and change that we see) How do we understand variety One of the Hindu answers We perceive variety because of the limitation of our minds, particularly illusion which is the concept of maya Maya means something like illusion We project our limited understanding of something/idea
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course RLG 100 taught by Professor Pearly during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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RLG100Y1 Lecture #34 - RLG100Y1- Mar 7/11 - Nivrtti...

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