To know what you already know

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Acharya Prashant

Question: I read somewhere that when a person dies, the stream, of which it was a manifestation, still goes on. What is the process of this stream and how does it manifest itself?

Sir, is there life after death? What sort of knowledge passes on at the time of enlightenment? Does one see that which is not seen even by direct sight?

Answer: There is actually no stream. The manifestation wants to understand the total and hence calls the no-stream as a stream. What else can it do? Calling it a stream is the manifest’s best effort with words.

Knowledge at the point of enlightenment: I think both of us already know it. Just that basic diseases like laziness and habits pull us back. Nothing special. You know, and I know. Then you forget, and I forget. The word in Sanskrit for this is pratibhigya – to know what you already

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