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Siddhanta Gnana Ratnavali - GENERAL


59. Question : Do eyes have light? 

Answer : Yes.

60. Question : Does nothing come out of nothing? 

Answer : No.

61. Question : Which is prior, either cause or effect? 

Answer : Cause is prior to the effect.

62. Question : What is reality? 

Answer : That which exists will exist, that which is not, will not.

63. Question : Does light contain darkness? 

Answer : Yes.

64. Question : What is a natural object? 

Answer : That which does not change in its prime qualities.

65. Question : What is Sat? 

Answer : The Truth: That which is permanent: God is regarded as Sat when it is not manifest to the world.

66. Question : What is Chit? 

Answer : Intelligence. God is regarded as Chit when it is manifest to the World.

67. Question : What is Anandam? 

Answer : Bliss; Happiness.

68. Question : Does Achit come out of Chit? 

Answer : No.

69. Question : What is there in Akas? 

Answer : Sukshuma Akasa.

70. Question : Does sound have form? 

Answer : Yes.

71. Question : What is Arupa (formless objects)? 

Answer : That which cannot be perceived by the eyes.

72. Question : Has Arupa got Rupa (form)? 

Answer : Yes.

73. Question : Can body itself move? 

Answer : No.

74. Question : What are the 3 causes or karanas? 

Answer : Muthal karanam (Material cause), Thunai karanam (Instrumental cause) and Nimitha karanam (efficient cause).

75. Question : What is meant by avadi nityam? 

Answer : That which has no beginning and end.

76. Question : Can we find out cause for ultimate Prime Cause? 

Answer : No.

77. Question : Can Guna (quality) be separated from Guni (its possessor)? 

Answer : No.

78. Question : What is Asat? 

Answer : Non ego, matter.

79. Question : Can effect be produced without cause? 

Answer : No.

80. Question : Can two formless objects be united together? 

Answer : Yes, like the conjunction of the light of the eyes with solar light.


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