The identity of jiva and Brahman1 min read

Shri Shankara Acharya’s Vakyavritti Verse 42

“Sentences such as ‘That Thou Art’ teach the identity of jiva and Brahman by the use of the indirect meanings of ‘That’ and ‘Thou’.”

Shri Shankara Acharya’s Vakyavritti Verse 43

“Thus by rejecting the two direct meanings we carefully show how the sentence reveals its meaning”.

Shri Shankara Acharya’s Vakyavritti Verse 44

“That consciousness, conditioned by. the mind (antahkarana), which is the foundation of the word and idea ‘I’ is the direct meaning of the word ‘Thou’.”

Shri Shankara Acharya’s Vakyavritti Verse 45