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samadhi
« on: November 08, 2007, 12:15:00 AM »
If we are not the body, why is there a long standing practise of preserving the body of sanyasis, esply why did they preserve Bhagawan's body?

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Re: samadhi
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2007, 11:01:04 AM »
It is tradition to preserve the discarded bodies of Jnani's.

Their bodies, like the places they stayed, were saturated with the Grace that they exuded and this lingers in concentrated form for a period of time after discarding.

Some say that they leave the subtle sheath with the body for a time until it dissolves, but in cases like Bhagavan there is some doubt as to whether there was a subtle sheath at all. He was a Brahma-Jnani, the highest of the three types, ego/personality completely dissolved and therefore there can have been no sheaths.

But only another Brahma-Jnani can answer this question fully.

Also, according to scripture they must not be cremated as this invites conflict in the world.

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2008, 04:30:12 PM »
It is the body, wherein Self remained for 54 years and hence it
emits vibrations for the seeker.  One would know the vibrations,
if he sits in Matrubhuteswara Temple /Ramaneswara Mahalingam
Temple  for a while.  Why there, even the Old Hall, the Jubilee Hall
and Arunachala emits vibrations, for the seeker with a proper
"wave-length".