[Advaita-l] Advaita-l Digest, Vol 50, Issue 21 - anubhavAN^gaatvena
werlings.guy at wanadoo.fr
Sat Jun 23 09:36:34 CDT 2007
Dear shrii Vidyasankar,
Thank you very much for your kind, rapid and precise answer as to
I understand, however, that according to the Monier-Williams, aN^gatva means
n. a state of subordination or dependance, the being of secondary
importance, the being unessential.
And this seems to me somewhat strange in the context. I had understood
anubhavAN^gaatvena tarkaH as "reasoning based upon experience" - not
"reasoning being of secondary importance to experience". Or should I
understanding it as "reasoning depending upon experience"?
I should be very grateful to know what the true purport according to you is.
A "secondary question": in your anwer you mention aN^gatvena as the
instrumental of aN^gatva,which I ought to know, but in the text in which I
read the expression it seems to have been "anubhavAN^gaatvena" with a long a
in °gaatvena - is this just a typo?
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> The split is anubhava + aN^gatvena only. The second word is the singluar
> instrumental declension of aN^gatva (e.g. rAma -> rAmeNa, lakshmaNa ->
> lakshmaNena, etc.)
> Best regards,
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