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What does it mean by 'chit' , ' achit ' and 'Brahman ' according to Vishistadvaita?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 20 Apr '13 06:06 am
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Chit
Chit is the world of sentient beings, or of entities possessing consciousness. It is similar to the Purusha of Samkhya system. The sentient beings are called Jvs and they are possessors of individual consciousness as denoted by "I". The scope of Chit refers to all beings with an "I" consciousness, or more specifically self-consciousness. Therefore all entities which are aware of their own individual existence are denoted as chit. This is called Dharmi-jnana or substantive consciousness. The sentient beings also possess varying levels of Dharma-bhuta-jnana or attributive consciousness
The jivas possess three different types of existence:
Nityas, or the eternally free Jivas who were never in Samsara
Muktas, or the Jivas that were once in Samsara but are free
Baddhas, or the Jivas which are still in Samsara
[edit]Achit
Achit is the world of insentient entities as denoted by matter or more specifically the non-conscious Universe. It is similar to the Prakriti of Samkhya system
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 20 Apr '13 06:13 am

 
  
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Chit is the world of sentient beings, or of entities possessing consciousness. It is similar to the Purusha of Samkhya system. The sentient beings are called Jvs and they are possessors of individual consciousness as denoted by "I". The scope of Chit refers to all beings with an "I" consciousness, or more specifically self-consciousness. Therefore all entities which are aware of their own individual existence are denoted as chit. This is called Dharmi-jnana or substantive consciousness. The sentient beings also possess varying levels of Dharma-bhuta-jnana or attributive consciousness
The jivas possess three different types of existence:
Nityas, or the eternally free Jivas who were never in Samsara
Muktas, or the Jivas that were once in Samsara but are free
Baddhas, or the Jivas which are still in Samsara
[edit]Achit
Achit is the world of insentient entities as denoted by matter or more specifically the non-conscious Universe. It is similar to the Prakriti of Samkhya system
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Answered by rajan, 20 Apr '13 08:52 am

 
  
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