Re: Discussion on Vairagya
Dr. V. Prasanna Shrinivas <vpshri@...
2007-08-02 06:10:16 GMT
If one says that he cannot see himself dying because the self does not
die but sees others die...that is contradictive...for the self is only
one...it can be you "self" and someone elses. Either he sees self in
everything or nowhere...Just as Ramana says, "The doctor will tell if
your wife is pregnant or not...there is no half pregnant quarter
On 8/1/07, viswanathan n <vishy39@...> wrote:
> While going thru this posting regarding one thing really struck me.
> ""Day after day countless people die. Yet the living wish to live
> forever. O Lord, what can be greater wonder?"
> I think this can certainly be viewes from the other angle.
> Day after day we keep seeing other people die. True. But has anyone ever
> seen him'self' Dying???
> No...No one can, because the Self never dies. When self never dies how it
> can watch its own death. So what we are seeing as others dying is mere
> illusion. Like wise the birth too, no one has seen his own birth.(whether it
> is the even of comming out of mother's womb or the conception itself)
> When you understand this, ie, both birth and death are mere illusions, how
> can you gat attched to anything? When there is no sort of attachment where
> is the question of Vairagya and what for??