[Advaita-l] dvaita's wrong knowlege
nagarjunasiddhartha at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 14 16:38:54 CDT 2003
I never claimed that advaita talks about self-nature like I do. Even in my earlier mails I was just suggesting that the dialectic of the buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna, if applied to the second brahmasutra clearly gives us an advaitic interpretation.
Jay Nelamangala <jay at r-c-i.com> wrote:For the self-nature
of an object is not dependant on anything else. (This
is the dialectic of the buddhist philosopher
Nagarjuna). Extending the argument to the world, it is
inferred that nothing ever, other than brahman, has
But advaita does not talk about self-nature like you do.
There is nothing apart from Brahman, what ever
is seen and known is mithyA, and who told you that
mithyA-bhoota is sad-vastu?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nagarjuna Siddhartha"
To: "Jay Nelamangala" ;
Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 10:50 PM
Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] dvaita's wrong knowlege
> Pardon my interference here please.
> > But it is advaita, which denies the existence of
> > that rose plant,
> > calling it superimposition due to ignorance etc etc
> > that
> > thinks knowledge can not grasp that rose plant as it
> > is.
> Dear Jay, you are not doing justice to advaita here.
> Even your arguments of independance and dependance
> lead to advaita only. According to you, since the rose
> plant is absolutely and eternally dependant on
> brahman, it must not have a self-nature. Because it
> makes no sense in talking about an eternally and
> absolutely dependant self-nature. For the self-nature
> of an object is not dependant on anything else. (This
> is the dialectic of the buddhist philosopher
> Nagarjuna). Extending the argument to the world, it is
> inferred that nothing ever, other than brahman, has
> any self-nature. Here you would be finding yourself in
> the tight embrace of advaita. Whether you like it or
> not, you are strengthening the cause of advaita.
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