Shri Datta Swami

Jnana Saraswati – Parabrahma Sutras


124. Space cannot plan and hence is not God

न स्वयमसङ्कल्पात् जीवस्तु पश्चात्।१२४।
na svayamasaṅkalpāt jīvastu paścāt|124|

But the primordial energy itself being inert, cannot plan. Awareness was not there in the beginning, and it resulted only at the end, in the chain of creation.


As per the Veda, God created space in the beginning. From space gradually the other elements came and finally from the earth came plants and from plants came the awareness (purusha). Hence, you cannot bring awareness to the space before it was generated. Therefore, for this single defect of the absence of the ability to plan, space cannot be treated as God.

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