[Advaita-l] Question on Mayavada
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Tue Dec 7 00:38:23 CST 2010
Ugh I just noticed that I left a sentence unfinished.
On Tue, 7 Dec 2010, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Nov 2010, Rajaram Venkataramani wrote:
>> Thanks for the elaborate responses to my question. It is difficult to
>> respond to them individually. The reponsed fall in to three categories:
>> 1. The padma purana verses are bogus. I am okay to accept it if one
>> is able to prove interpolation. I have heard better arguments from
>> this forum to support this but none scholarly enough. The strongest one
>> that there are four recensions of Padma Purana andthe said verses appear
>> only in the Bengali edition. But when I enquired I realized that such a
>> statement was not based on evidence but anti-gaudiya sentiment.
> It's also not entirely true. The Nirnaya Sagara edition of the Padma Purana
> which was published from Mumbai, does include those shlokas. However atleast
> in the copy I have, there is no critical apparatus so
... it is possible that there was some "cross-pollination" between Bengali
and Western textual traditions.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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