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Maya Associating Maya with just ignorance is incomplete. Maya = Sattva(Goodness) + Rajas(Passion) + Tamas(Ignorance). Disclaimer: Don't hardcode English meanings of good, passion, ignorance. In real world: A Satvik person can do (so called) bad Karma; A Rajasic person can be ignorant of money/fame; A Tamasic person can be quite knowledgeable. BG 7.14 — ...


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What is Sapta Vidha Anupapatti or what are the seven untenables? The seven untenables against Advaita appeared in Ramanuja's commentary on the Vedanta Sutras. [Ref John Grimes' book page 2] Here is the summary from John Grimes' book: Who has written the work "Sapta Vidha Anupapatti"? As described above, it is not a separate work but a subsection in the ...


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These terms can be understood as follows: Ignorance Advaita Vedanta says that ignorance of Brahman has created this world. Ignorance, which is the opposite of knowledge (jnana-virodhi), is not something negative. It has a positive character (bhavarupa).It has two powers: (1) the veiling power (avarana-shakti) and (2) the power of projection (...


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