Dr. Vijai S Shankar MD.PhD.
Published on www.academy-advaita.com
The Netherlands

6 April 2019



Every parent is proud when a child learns to speak and is proud of the child when it begins speaking. Every parent teaches children how to speak and they wait patiently for children to begin speaking. Every parent is proud of the speech which involves the speaking they give as well. This is knowledge of speaking.

Man and woman with knowledge understand that they can speak in the language that they know. Man and woman know that he or she has learned speaking because their parents taught speaking to them. This is knowledge.

What is wisdom of speaking is the question?

Wisdom reveals that speaking was not taught to the first man who spoke by parents because the question is who taught his parents? Wisdom reveals that the evolution of the movement of sound is known as speaking in the humans.

Wisdom reveals that sound which is uttered through a child by life due to evolution is crude. As the child grows, due to evolution, the uttered sounds through the child evolve from crude to a refined state. This is evident as sounds uttered appear as letters in the alphabet in a child because sound eventually evolves to appear as letters and words.

Wisdom reveals that every moment in life is precise and the moment is neither late nor early. Wisdom reveals that sound-movement within the moment due to evolution is precise and it is neither late nor early.

Wisdom reveals that the evolved movement of sound within the moment is initially crude and eventually becomes refined as evolution evolves. Wisdom reveals that the guidance from parent to child on how to speak is precise as well.

Wisdom reveals that the guidance from parent to child and the evolution of sound movements in a child is precise as well. Wisdom reveals that when the guidance of parent synchronises with the crude evolution of movement of sound that appears as letters through a child, it deceives the parent that the child is beginning to learn to speak.

Wisdom reveals that when the guidance of parent synchronises with the eventual evolution of sound-movement that appears as speaking in a child, it deceives the parent into believing that the child has successfully learnt speaking.

Wisdom reveals that speaking is precise sound-movements in evolution in precise moments in life that appear as speaking. Wisdom reveals that speaking, albeit illusory, is a movement of sound.

Wisdom reveals that sound as speaking, including every sound in life, is included in the singular movement of life. The enlightened have rightly proclaimed that speaking, though present, is illusory in life.

Knowledge takes speaking for granted. Wisdom is grateful to life for its gift of speaking to man.

The enlightened accept everyone as they are whether they speak or do not speak.

Author: Dr. Vijai S. Shankar
© Copyright V. S. Shankar 2019

Editor’s Note:
Wisdom reveals what man can never know, nor has ever known, nor will ever know. The guidance of the wise may gradually dissolve the beliefs set firmly in the conditioned mind of man. Until then man will maintain his assumption that man is the speaker, albeit illusory, of speech, also illusory. Every person knows that a child speaks from an early age and continues to do so until he or she dies. Such is the knowledge that takes the act of speaking for granted, until, that is, he or she happens to meet a wise man. Wisdom reveals in this article that speech is not the actuality the mind says it is, nor is man - the speaker - the actuality the mind says he is. Understanding this brings acceptance of life however it may be expressed, albeit illusory.
Julian Capper, UK.

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