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Understanding "Emptiness"

One answer reminds us of Socrates' famous quote, "The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing" I am minded too of a Goon Show gag built on "Little does he know that I ...
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Understanding "Emptiness"

Your query is is reminiscent of Carnap's quibble with poet-philosopher Heidigger, whose "das Nichts selbst nichtet," was [in]famously translated as "the nothing itself noths" (...
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Understanding "Emptiness"

One can understand this only if one understands that it can not be understood, and one is not able to understand this if one thinks it can be understood. Yes, this is the ultimate Truth. But this is ...
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Understanding "Emptiness"

It is amazing! After reading Kena Upanishad you are still pursuing emptiness! Ask yourself: "What should be the thing that separates emptiness from everything?" If emptiness prevents ...
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How can 'Emptiness' (ie: nothing) be 'Fullness' or 'Oneness'?

Emptiness or Sunyata, is a key concept in Buddhist rather than Vedantic ontology. It describes the lack of svabhava, a term whose closest parallel in Western philosophy would be essence. The term ...
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Schopenhauer and Maya

The concept of Maya (Cosmic delusion ) is dominant in Indian Philosophy. Not only Arthur Schopenhauer was influenced by Upanishads but also Schrodinger , Wigner. The concept of maya is seen in many ...
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Schopenhauer and Maya

Maya means space, time and causality. When you go to bed, your partner sees your body, in her world she calls it 'asleep', she says you are asleep. But you are not asleep. You are in another space, ...
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