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Purusha Angushta Pramana
« on: June 13, 2009, 11:43:35 AM »
Devaraja Mudaliar writes in his entry of 2nd Feb 1946
of Day by Day:

One Ananda Swami from Mount Abu, put the following
questions and received the answers:

Q:  The books say that the Purusha is angushta pramana.
What is meant by this?

Bhagavan: Evidently the books must be referring to the
upadhi in which the Purusha is manifesting.  They cannot
mean that the all pervasive Purusha is angushta pramana.

Q:  Is that Purusha in the heart?

Bhagavan:  You mean the physical heart.  It cannot be.
But the books describe a heart which is an inverted lotus
with a cavity inside and a flame in that cavity and all that.
In such a psychic heart [Heart], the Purusha may be said
to abide and the flame may be of that angushta pramana,
the size of a little finger.

[Bhagavan describes this Heart in Sad Darsanam, Supplement.
But He has described it to the devotees only on a few occasions
like this one.]

(Source: As indicated above)

Arunachala Siva.