Fwd: Feed Back on Brahmasuutra Notes
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Mon Oct 9 12:59:52 CDT 2000
--- In advaitin at egroups.com, "Kuntimaddi Sadananda" <k_sadananda at h...>
FEED BACK ON ?NOTES ON BRAHMASUUTRA-S?
In Brahmasuutra notes, we just completed the discussion on Adhyaasa
bhashhyam and will be entering into the discussion of the sutra-s in
weeks. Since the number of people participating in the discussions
there is a feeling that not many are interested in the notes. I would
a feed back from all the readers to see to what level I should
notes. I request all readers who are studying the notes along with me
respond frankly and freely so that I will have some idea who the
and to what extent it is catered to their needs. The objective of the
is primarily for my own learning secondarily to share with others who
to study the notes with me. References and discussions are provided
Shankara?s texts and hopefully the study of the notes will establish
our understanding of advaita Vedanta. I was hoping there would be in
from other knowledgeable scholars on the topic of notes so that
could be a very good vehicle to learn from each other. This of
requires commitment of time and effort, which is a luxury for many in
busy world. But I firmly believe that sharing of our knowledge with
is essential aspect of our growing up, and we enrich ourselves in
process. If you are studying or stopped studying after few notes, I
like to hear from you too. Here are few questions I prepared but you
provide your input in any other way. Positive or negative comments, I
like to hear from you. I will like to hear your lack of interest in
notes too so that I am conscious of what percentage of readers I am
the notes for. If I don?t hear from you, I will assume that you have
interest even in responding to the questionnaire.
1. I have been studying the notes regularly __ yes __ no.
2. I had previous background of Vedanta ___ yes ___ no
3. I had previous background of Brahmasuutra ____yes ___no
4. Clarity of the Notes ___ Very Clear
____ so -so
____ not clear
5. Use of Sanskrit ____ Helpful for the notes
____ obstructing the flow of logic
____ can be ignored and notes is still clear
6. Sanskrit ____ completely should be excluded
_____ should be decreased to help my study
_____ continue at the current pace since
it helps me to learn Sanskrit as well.
_____ I enjoy the Sanskrit part too.
7. I stopped reading the notes, because
_____ I last interest
____ I don?t have time now, saving it for later study
____ Sanskrit turned me off. If there is no Sanskrit I will
the study again.
8. The notes: ____ logically presented.
____ logic is not clear
____ too much emphasis on logic
9. The notes ____ Too detailed
____ detailed but helpful to understand the logic
____ should be condensed to a bear minimum
____ should be more detailed
10 The notes ____ should be continued at the same pace
____ should be continued twice a week
____ should be continued one in two weeks
____ should be discontinued
11. General comments -Please feel free to express them - about the
contents, quality and problems and suggestions for improvement.
Ravi - please forward this to advaitaL- list since I donot have access
the address from here. Thanks.
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