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Sun Dec 11 11:33:56 CST 2011
"ChinnasamshayaH" is also seen as in "Chithram vadatharORmUlE... sishyaasthu chinnasamshayaH" - the slokas that typically follow Sri Dakshinamoorthy Stotram by Sri Shanakara Bhagavatpadaal- Sri Adi Shankarachaarya.
> From: srirudra at vsnl.com
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> Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:56:26 +0530
> Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] 'chhinnasamshayaH'
> This word Chinnasamsayah-629-as per Sri Velukudi Krishnan Swamigal -is
> translated as He who rents asunder the doubts - in the minds of
> devotees -llike whether it is possible or not possible to knowHim or whether
> He is difficult to approach or easy to get.So thisway your query can be
> answered satisfactorily.Sri Velukudi follows Parasara Bhattar`s Bhagavad
> Guna Dharpanam for the meanings of the thousand names of Sri
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> From: "V Subrahmanian" <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [Advaita-l] 'chhinnasamshayaH'
> > Namaste
> > In the srIviShNusahasranAma there is the name (623) 'chhinnasamshayaH'.
> > The meaning is: The one for whom all doubts have rent asunder. The
> > commentary by Shankaracharya is: For the One to whom everything is
> > directly
> > realized there is no doubt of any kind at all.
> > The same word appears in the Bhagavadgita 18.10 where the advanced
> > aspirant
> > is described as the one whose avidya-born doubt is no longer there and he
> > is of the firm conviction that remaining established in the Self is the
> > highest means for liberation and no other means can take one to the
> > highest
> > state.
> > The word 'chhinna' suggests that something has remained before and has
> > been
> > destroyed/cut subsequently. While in the case of the aspirant it is quite
> > justified to use the word where there is avidya to occasion doubt there
> > comes a state when owing to vidya the doubt/s are destroyed. However in
> > the case of the Lord how is this word justified where there is no prior
> > avidya to cause doubt/s and getting destroyed later?
> > Regards,
> > subrahmanian.v
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