To Read Second Part of this article, Click Here If there are no definable objects in the experiential world, and what we see around are the different stages of unending changes (Many), then what is that which undergo change? This is the cardinal question that perplexed Monists, because […]
Read First Part of this Article Here. How did the Upanishad Rishis solved the ‘Problem of One and Many? I will elaborate this after explaining why there are no definable objects in the world. All Object Names Are Merely Conventional  Let us take an example of Tomato. […]
The Problem of ‘One’ and ‘Many’ is considered as an age old puzzle among the philosophers of Monistic School. Both Indian and Greek monist philosophers have examined this issue in detail and put forward various explanations.
In a previous chapter (Title: Problem with the creation theory) we have noted that Supreme Being cannot have Omni-triad qualities and the successive discussion led us to the absurdity of the creation theory. The discussion cannot stop there, actually. A more deep analysis is possible, which will lead […]
The most confusing component of ആdvaita വ്വ്edanta philosophy, that evoke uneasiness among the beginners, is the doctrine of Avidya or Maya. (There is an opinion that both are different and not same. But no such classification can be found in the Bhashya of Sankaracharya). The doctrine of Avidya […]
Normally Māya of Advaita Vedānta is believed to be representing a non-existent thing, by the easy readers of Vedanta. In fact, its meaning is different. Māya in Advaita Vedanta denotes the ‘indescribable nature of phenomenal world’. Phenomenal world is not a ‘non-existing’ thing in Advaita Vedanta. But it […]