[Advaita-l] Multiple levels of reality.
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Sat Feb 18 17:04:33 CST 2012
On Tue, 14 Feb 2012, Srikanta Narayanaswami wrote:
> Regarding the above,it is Jainism which is called the "Nirgrantha"school
> holds that reality has multiple levels of truth.It is called "anekanta
> vada"(syad vada) which is also defined as "sapthabhangi naya".
Actually if anything Jainism is even more radical in ontology than
Bauddhas or Vedantins. The syAdaVAda (syAt = if
in Sanskrit) says all these 7 modes exist simultaneously. Effectively for
them there is no such thing as truth at all as any attempt to define truth
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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