[Advaita-l] Advaiti Response to this report?
kalyankc.81 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 03:59:38 CST 2012
With all due respect, I do not think that the purpose of this list is to
produce modern day Ramanujas or Madhwas. If this list were a free-for-all,
there would be nothing but cacophony. And cacophony produces only heat and
sound but no light. I therefore feel that the moderator has done the right
thing by trying to stop this.
>Rajaram: The arguments by Sri Venkatesh may lack both understanding of
>Advaita and strong arguments by the other schools of thought against
>advaitam. However, I do not think the thread should be closed because one
>has to start enquiry somewhere and discuss to arrive at the conclusions of
>the sastras. Even great philosophers such as Ramanuja, Desika, Madhwa,
>Baladev etc. have considered themselves to have better understanding of
>sastras than Gaudapada, Sankara etc. and as a result arrived at relative
>truths as opposed to absolute truth of advaitam. When that is the case, the
>moderator has to less strict in modern times regarding the mistakes by
>others who are not stalwarts. One will eventually come to advaitic
>conclusion either in this world or the others. The opportunity to hear the
>advaitic conclusion itself will give the required daivi sampat.
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