The Jnana Yogi and the Philosopher of Science

“Just get rid of the false and you will automatically realize the true”

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The top line is symbolized using conventional mathematical notation — and is recognized as Newtons Law of Gravitation. The bottom line is a simple sentence written symbolically in the language of First-Order Logic.

“Yoga is 90% waste removal” T. K. V. Desikachar

“Those who have great realization of delusion are Buddhas” Dogen

This process of getting rid of the false to arrive at the true is mirrored by the precise, symbolic representation of physical theories. To isolate, and arrive at the ground, we must determine what is extra. Two quests for truth, one inner, one outer — appear to have radically similar methodologies. Another way that nature is telling us that the distinction between outside and inside is merely a stubbornly persistent illusion.

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