Gaudapadacharya “asparsa yoga” for attaining “no mind”: A historical method of advaita vedanta for teaching “human liberation” in a profound way

@article{ReddyJuturi2021GaudapadacharyaY,
  title={Gaudapadacharya “asparsa yoga” for attaining “no mind”: A historical method of advaita vedanta for teaching “human liberation” in a profound way},
  author={Ravi Kumar Reddy Juturi},
  journal={International Journal of Yoga - Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology},
  year={2021},
  volume={9},
  pages={67 - 72}
}
  • Ravi Kumar Reddy Juturi
  • Published 1 July 2021
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Yoga - Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology
This article is based on the two verses from the 3rd chapter known as “Advaita Prakaranam” (section of nonduality) of text called “Mandukya Karika” written by the author Gaudapada. At the beginning of the text Gaudapada tells, the problems which human beings have in the world (Samsara) are due to the perception of duality (subject-object duality). He says, the duality causes Samsara (problems in the worldly life) and nonduality (one without a second) is the freedom. Hence, “Advaita” (nonduality…