[Meditation Society of America] Meditation Society of America Re: Swami Dayanand
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bruce
Morgen <editor@j...> wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Jun 2003 18:02:26 -0000 "G"
> > --- In email@example.com,
> > Goode <goode@d...> wrote:and
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> > > Hi Bobby,
> > >
> > > I have a modest collection of Swami Dyananda's written
> > recorded works. And I read this interview when it was firstabout
> > published. Nowhere in this interview or in any of Swami
> > Dyananda's teachings that I'm familiar with does he talk
> > the Yoga Sutra. Or Patanjali, as I can recall.morning
> > >
> > > The Vyasa he refers to in this interview is the figure often
> > called
> > "Veda Vyasa," the one to whom the original Vedas have been
> > attributed. Rgveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda, and Samaveda.
> > Vedantic study treats of these to some extent, but mostly the
> > Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Brahma Sutra. The
> > work that Swami Dyananda mentioned teaching every
> > is the Mandukya Upanishad, often thought to be the mostUpanishads,
> > sophisticated presentation of advaita among the
> > and the only one that can make sense without relying onone!
> > religious faith. It's a very great book, in fact I had it on my
> > altar
> > years ago when I was looking for a guru and couldn't find
> > All the other Upanishads use the notion of a creator or deityto
> > some extent.don't
> > >
> > > Hari OM!
> > >
> > > --Greg
> > G: while religious faith and writings are wonderful they
> > take the place of Experience, which takes one from faith andG: indeed clarification is always a benefit.......
> > hope with concepts to Knowing Absolutely and thereby no
> > longer clinging to faith and concept........
> Amen, without reservation!
> I also agree with Bobby
> that Gregji's contributions
> comprise "a valuable
> resource" that quite often
> clarifies and/or corrects
> the utterances of whose
> reading lacks comparable
> breadth and multi-cultural