Antiquity of Advaita Vedanta

H.B.Dave hbd at DDIT.ERNET.IN
Wed Jun 28 02:59:19 CDT 2000

Vidyasankar Sundaresan wrote:

> H.B.Dave <hbd at DDIT.ERNET.IN> wrote:
> >One question may arise here. If RigVeda did have seeds of Advaita, why did
> >Bhagavan Bhasyakar not mention quotations from RigVeda even at one place
> >in his learned Bhasyas? I very humbly shall try to answer this as I
> >understand.
> Dear Dr. Dave,
> There are a few Rk quotations in gItAbhAshya. Not very frequent, but they
> are there. Sankaracharya did not directly write a commentary on RgVeda, but
> as I pointed out on another thread, where the context necessitates it, he
> uses quotations.
> Best wishes,
> Vidyasankar

Dear Vidyasankar,
Thank you for pointing it out. I seemed have missed them. I should search them
out, because that will be very interesting.
Best wishes,
-- Himanshu

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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