The religion of the Veda is not the present Hindu belief system-7

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continuation from the last blog--

Katha Upanishad says:
[Upanishads Nikhilananda]
Fools dwelling in darkness, but thinking themselves wise and erudite, go round and round, by various tortuous paths, like the blind led by the blind. [Ch II-5 P-14]

It indicates that the one who is ignorant [darkness] of the true self [formless witness/Ataman] searches truth by accumulating knowledge of every path and practice and uncertain about the truth, and thinks every path leads towards reality. The ignorance of the true self leads one towards unreality or hallucination.

This Atman cannot be attained by the study of the Vedas, or by intelligence, or by much hearing of sacred books. It is attained by him alone whom It chooses. To such a one Ataman reveals Its own form. [Katha Upanishad Ch-II -23-P-20]

Thus, only through deeper inquiry, analysis and reasoning one becomes aware of the fact that, the "Mind" is myth , and the formless substance of the mind ,which is consciousness is real and eternal.

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alex1987's picture

Very enjoyable blog posting.

Very enjoyable blog posting.

alex1987 | Tue, 12/11/2012 - 08:02