[Advaita-l] definition of apauruSheyatvam ?
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Fri Sep 9 12:05:23 CDT 2011
On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:24, Raghav Kumar <raghavkumar00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> from your very thorough and helpful excerpt,
> it is clear that for the miimaamsakas, even laukikI (conventional) words
> permanent since their constituent phonemes (varNa-s) and the relation
> between the word and the meaning is also permanent (shaashvata), I have a
> question - is this also accepted by vedanta ?
Just nityatvam is not like mImAMsaka-s.
Can we say therefore that
> permanence of the Veda is not dissimilar to the permanence of the phonemes
> (varNa-s), and also conventional words-and-meanings ?
> It is only when it
> comes to the **validity, infallibility** as a pramANa, that the Vedas are
> a superior footing and different from conventional human-authored texts ?
> this right?
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