Anand V. Hudli
anandhudli at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 6 16:24:34 CDT 1999
On Wed, 4 Aug 1999 16:49:05 -0700, Ravi <miinalochanii at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
>In the shrImukham to the commentary on shrI nilakanTha dIkshita's
>AnandasAgarastavaH which emphasizes on sharaNagati to ambaL and arguing
>on the difficulty of other methods, kAnchi periyava says that this
>argumentation style falls under ths type
>"apashavo vaa anye go ashvebhyaH"
This means "those other than cattle and horses are not animals."
Or it could also mean (bahuvR^IhI) that "those other than who have
cattle and horses, have no animals." I am unaware of the details of
the context. It may be that nIlakaNTha dIkshita is arguing in the
same sense as:
"there is no alternative other than surrendering to God"
(anyathA sharaNaM nAsti; tvameva sharaNaM mama; raxa raxa janArdana)
"there is no other refuge; You alone are my refuge; protect me O
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