[Advaita-l] Apaurusheyatva of Vedas.
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Mon Sep 12 01:13:45 CDT 2011
On Fri, 9 Sep 2011, Omkar Deshpande wrote:
> Doesn't this claim (of there being multiple seers who saw the same
> mantras) itself require faith,
No more than the claim "The Republic of India became independant in 1947"
requires faith. I wasn't there. It could all be a big lie but
trustworthy people say they were there and confirm it.
> not that different from the claims of the
> Buddha or Mahavira having some special vision?
Neither one actually denies the rshis saw the mantras. They just deny its
> How does logic and
> objective data show the above?
Historically we can see the Vedic tradition has been unbroken and the
texts are preserved in a remarkably pristine state. So barring specific
instances where a breach is suspected, we can trust the parampara.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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