ADMIN: RE: [Advaita-l] Narayana - Word
nomadeva at yahoo.com
Sat May 31 07:19:36 CDT 2003
I just sent a mail and noticed yours after that. I
apologize for the oversight.
Btw, this view that you mention here:
> It is the traditional view that shruti is
> apaurushheya. R^ishhi-s are
> only mantra drashhTa-s. Language of expression
> itself may have influence of temporal effects
is also not accepted by tradition. It is the view of
Grammarians (like in some books of S.K.Belvalker) that
the knowledge in Vedas is eternal, which was put into
words by the Rishis. Correct me if I am not wrong, but
AFAIK, all traditions hold that language, accents,
metre, including Rishi's name, everything is
in it. That does not
> imply composition
> by human authors and the time of seeing the
> mantra-s does not
> invalidate it or make it inferior. As long as you
> accept it as shruti,
> you have no choice but accept its apaurushheya
> aspect and consider its
> As far as this list is concerned, opinion of the
> traditional maTha-s,
> such as Sringeri maTha alone matter and view of
> indologists are of NO
> importance. Hence, let us base our discussion from
> that view point.
> I hope you understand our position. And I request
> all the participants
> to end this thread.
> Thank you and if I have offended any of you by this
> post, I apologize
> in advance.
> With best wishes,
> > Rubbish. Have you read the Rig Veda or the
> Satapata brahmana? Unlike
> > who was no important God in the Rg Veda samhita,
> > started their careers as supreme gods. No where is
> identified with
> > Vishnu in the Rg Veda samhita.
> > You dont even know why the 10th mandala is treated
> as the later
> > There is evidece from linguistics. Linguists who
> have studied the
> > of language in depth have told this. All in all it
> is similar to a
> > scene investigation where you proceed based on the
> > It is not as if the Rg veda is unauthored.
> Mandalas 2 to 7 which are
> > considered to be the oldest are called family
> mandalas as they are
> > by families of rishis. So much for the nonsense
> that you talk.
> > Himalayan holiday! Waiting to be won.
> > http://server1.msn.co.in/sp03/summerfun/index.asp
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