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sky person

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A Question
« on: June 15, 2009, 02:31:52 PM »
Hi All
I have a question .
It is said that a Jnani see all others as Jnanis .
So why did Ramana say that Lakshmi the cow became enlightened ,when to him
all are Jnanis .
ps how does one pronounce 'Jnani' ?
Thanks Sky ^^^ Om

Nagaraj

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Re: A Question
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 03:56:20 PM »
Dear Skyperson,

If I were to ask this question to myself - I'd say honestly I don't know! Anything more would only be a speculation and a spoon full for the thoughts to relish.

So the best course would be to be wait and see it for myself. Summa Iru - Stay still.

Only a Jnaani can know this. For us its mere speculation.

Well the best spelling to pronounce Jnani would be "nnyaani" a very small "g" comes into play - "ingnnani" comes hidden when you pronounce where "G" is very little - just .25% of its complete sound.

Nagaraj
« Last Edit: June 15, 2009, 03:58:24 PM by Nagaraj »
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Subramanian.R

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Re: A Question
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2009, 04:24:23 PM »
Dear skyperson,

Jnani is spelt as Jnani.  Some books spell it as Gnani.
Both are  correct.

Bhagavan Ramana saw every being as Jnani.  But did
Cow Lakshmi know that it is a Jnani?  Seeing every
being as Jnana Swarupa, is the view of the Jnani.
Since you and I can know that we are not Jnanis,
we can speak it out to Bhagavan Ramana.  The Cow
Lakshmi could not speak to others.  But it must have definitely
spoken to Bhagavan Ramana:  "I have come here specifically
to you for deliverence or become a Jnani."  You and I
cannot listen to what other non-humans say.  Nowadays
rich men and women who breed pet dogs, speak to their
dogs!  Is it not?  That is how Bhagavan Ramana also should
have spoken to Cow Lakshmi.  He called all beings as he or
she and never as it or that.  You must be knowing that.
Further in puranas, we read that great avataras spoke
to non human beings too.  Tiru Moolar spoke to the calves
which have lost their master.  Krishna must have also spoken
to some beings like that.  Bhagavan Ramana is also an
avatara or Jnani like Tirumoolar and Krishna.  He is an
avatara of Skanda and Tiru Jnana Sambandha.  Or if you
don't like that theory you can definitely call Him as a
great Brahma Jnani.   

Arunachala Siva.   

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Re: A Question
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2009, 02:07:57 PM »
Dear Subramanian
Thanks for replying ,you have explained well and now i understand .
Thanks also to Nagaraj .
sky .