Models of Multiplicity

(From Potter, Advaita Vedanta up to Sankara and His Pupils, pp. 81ff.)

Kinds of diversity:

  1. undifferentiated nirguna Brahman vs. God = saguna Brahman

  2. one supreme Self (paramatman) vs. many individual selves (jivas)

  3. world vs. God and world vs. jivas

Models of diversity:

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Class notes for Religion W4620 (Nonduality in Indian and Tibetan Thought), Fall 2002.
Last updated: Fri Aug 30 20:54:09 EDT 2002 by Gary Tubb, email