[Advaita-l] VichAra-sAgaraM of NishchaladAsa - Information required
srikrishna_ghadiyaram at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 17 10:06:32 CST 2003
hariH Om !!
Yes, this book indeed is the Vichar Sagar of Swami
Page 403/404 reads as follows:
In this manner is written the Vichar Sagar,
Which contains many gems.
Conclusions derived from the esoteric significance of
A man of discrimination receives them with profound
Spent much labour in Sankhya and Nyaya,
Read Grammar without end.
Read works on Advaita doctrine,
Have left not one unread.
Difficult are the other obligations,
In which there is a difference in doctrine;
With labor has he dived,
Nischal Das [into] the Vedas.
In the vernacular, has he written this work.
In writing it he felt no shame,
For which, there is this one cause:-
Mercy and Religion are the crown.
Without grammar, can not be read
Sanscrit works by the dull.
They do read this with ease
And obtain the Supreme bliss."
Of course, this translation has copious notes, and it
should be very helpful.
--- S Venkatraman <svenkat52 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Namaste Gadiyaramji,
> Is this the same book by Nishchaladas that Prof.
> Krishnamurthy was asking about? I have seen this
> book but did not buy it thinking that it is
> different from the one by Nishchaladas. Could you
> please confirm. Many thanks and praNAms,
> hariH Om !!
> Vicharsagar - The Metaphysics of the Upanishads
> translated into English by Lala Sreeram, published
> Munshilal Manoharlal Publishers PVT. LTD., New
> first published in 1885, recent edition 1994 Rs.
> I got it from Motilal Banarsidas, New Delhi.
> Om Namo Narayanaya !!
> --- "V. Krishnamurthy"
> > Namaste
> > In the discourses of the Paramacharya on advaita,
> > compiler Shri R. Ganapathy refers to a work in
> > (later translated into Sanskrit) called
> VichAra-Sagaram' of
> > NischaladAsa. I have heard my father also speak of
> > 'VichAra-SAgaram' now and then. Does any one know
> > where I can lay my hands on it? Sundarji?
> > PraNAms to all advaitins
> > profvk
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