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Holy Moly!


I did not know if I should call this Hinduism or Sanantana Dharma so I just titled it Holy Moly. 🙂

The Questions of the Atreya-Tantra

Question (from: CS.IV.I)

i) Into how many elements is the empirical man* split?

ii) In what way is man a cause?

iii) What is the origin of man?

iv) Is he sentient or Insentient?

v & vi) Is he eternal or finite?

vii & viii) What is his nature and his modifications?

ix) What is the signifier of a man said to be?

x) How can action be derived from the ‘action-less’ soul? xi)
If he is independent why is he born in undesirable wombs? ‘

xii) If sovereign why is he forcibly overcome by unpleasant feelings?

xiii) Why doesn’t the omnipresent know all experiences?

xiv) Why doesn’t the ‘pervader’ see that which is concealed by mountain or wall?

xv) Which comes first the body or the knower of the body?

xvi) Of what is this a witness xvii, xviii ix) Which of the thre pains of the afflicted, does the physician seek to cure: past present or future ones? xx, xxi, xxii) What is the cause of pain where is its location and when do all pains disappear completely? xxiii) By what signs is the ‘Self’ grasped?