The shirt is mithya, the cloth is satyam. That means the shirt is functionally valid but it does not have a reality apart from the cloth.

For the ignorant person, the conceptual self seems to be the reality. Therefore, his thoughts are real, his world is real, his emotions are real. For the one who knows, the conceptual self is only a dress. Like a person who enters the stage, dons a per... read more

`a mental activity for which the subject matter is the unconditioned reality/Brahman, that means me as limitless/unconditioned awareness.’ This knowledge is gained in the teaching. Remember that no new knowledge is gained in meditation as far as Vedanta... read more