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Can Jnanis tell lies?
« on: July 27, 2009, 02:11:23 PM »
Brahma Jnanis are living in Truth and they remain in Truth,
even after leaving the body in this world.  This Truth shines
with greater effulgence in their Samadhis or the places of internment.

People even today go to Bodh Gaya to get that Power of the
Presence of Buddha.  Devotees go to Tiruvannamalai and sit
in front of the Samadhi Hall to have the transmission of the

Jnanis who live in Truth, can they utter lies during their wordly
life?  The answer is Yes.  If the situtation demands, they can
utter harmless lies, which can be of help to their pursuits.

Buddha uttered a lie and left the palace and his dear wife Yasodhara.
He told the palace guards that he was going for some fresh air!
- says Buddha Charitram.

Bhagavan Ramana told his paternal aunt that he was going
for a special class on Electricity and left the house.  He took
the money from his brother's box, to pay the school fees!

Saint Manikkavachagar mis-spent the money given by the king
to build temple for Siva in Tiruperundurai.  This was a untruth
in action if not in words.  He was no doubt punished by the king
later but his greatness was revealed by Siva himself.

Arunachala Siva.