Vedanta Sutras – Avibhāgenadṛṣṭatvādhikaraṇam

caturthādhyāye caturthaḥ pādaḥ – The fourth section in the fourth chapter avibhāgenadṛṣṭatvādhikaraṇam  avibhāgena dṛṣtatvāt Brahman is experienced as an inseparable principle because the soul realizes itself as the expression (body) of the Brahman.  Certain passages seem to suggest that the soul only attains the Brahman and experiences the Brahman as a separate principle.   Mundaka Upanishad 3-1-3: nirañjanaḥ paramaṃ sāmyamupaiti

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Vedanta Sutras – Sampadyāvirbhāvādhikaraṇam

caturthādhyāye caturthaḥ pādaḥ – The fourth section in the fourth chapter sampadyāvirbhāvādhikaraṇam saṃpadyāvirbhāvaḥ svenaśabdāt Due to the use of the word “svena” meaning “by oneself”, the liberated self shines with its true form after attaining Brahman. The Chandogya Upanishad (8-12-2) says “evameva eṣaḥ saṃprasādo~smāc-charīrāt samutthāya paraṃ jyotir-upasampadya svena rūpeṇābhiniṣpadyate”. The self, in this manner, leaves the body and attains the

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