Shankaracharya said in the 20th verse of Brahmajnanavalimala
ब्रह्म सत्यं जगन्मिथ्या जीवो ब्रह्मैव नापरः ।
अनेन वेद्यं सच्छास्त्रमिति वेदान्तडिण्डिमः ॥ २०॥
Brahma Satyam Jagan Mithya Jivo Brahmaiva Na Aparah
Brahman (the Absolute) is alone real; the world is unreal; Jiva is non-different from Brahman.
The confusion comes from saying Jiva (actually Atman in ...
If anadi karma has an end, i.e. moksha, that means
that is has to have a beginning too.
The attribute anadi-tva means the quality of not having a 'beginning'.
For something to not have an 'end' the attribute is an-anta-tva.
It is perfectly possible for something to not have a beginning but have an end.
As far as 'first karma' is concerned, there is no such ...