[Advaita-l] Dharmasthala temple in Karnataka
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Thu Jul 2 19:19:40 CDT 2015
May I know what is Hetuvada??
On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 5:47 AM, Harsha Bhat <harsha9519 at gmail.com> wrote:
> What is hetuvada?
> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 5:42 AM, Harsha Bhat <harsha9519 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Venkata sriram sir,
>> I also even heard that some
>> Advaithis call madhvacharya as Madhu dvaithya. May I know the person and
>> where he called madhvacharya as Madhu daithya???
>> I heard that Vidhyaranya called madhvacharya as madhu daithya in
>> Madaveeya shankara vijaya....Is it true??
>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 11:19 PM, Venkata sriram P via Advaita-l <
>> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>>> Great vAggEyakArAs like Tyaga Brahma, Muttuswami Dikshitar, Syama Sastry,
>>> Papanasanam Sivan etc. sang the glories of Siva & Vishnu alike.
>>> Saint Bard Tyagaraja, a staunch rAmabhakta who worshipped
>>> daily sang several kritis on tripurasundari and sadasiva. There are
>>> pancha-ratnas for Lord Siva also. He was a staunch advaitin who took
>>> at the end and bore the name nAdabrahmAnanda.
>>> Our wisdom lies in following the path of nAdOpAsakAs and bhaktAs.
>>> Those who are indulging in shiva dvEsha and achArya dvEsha are
>>> considered to
>>> be more devoted than us. In a way, it is "nindA-stuthi" and ultimately
>>> is the final abode for them.
>>> For that matter, even advaitins made bad remarks against Madhvacharya
>>> by snubbing him at hEtuvAdi in "saura-purANa" as:
>>> hEtuvAdEna sarvANi shAstrANi na vidanti tE
>>> mOhOdambhastathA krOdhO lObhastE sEvakAH kalEH
>>> panchamO hEtuvAdashcha madhunA sarva AshritAH ........(40th chapter)
>>> The madhu (madhvAchArya) resorted to hEtuvAda in kali yuga and indulged
>>> mOha, dambha, krOdha and lObha.
>>> Now, just look at the style of writing of the great vaishnava saint of
>>> kanchipuram of "prativAdi-bhankara" fame shri.annangAchArya.
>>> EtE nA asmAkaM nArAyaNE dvESaH - nArAyaNE rudrE cha
>>> nirvishEshA bhaktiH asmAkaM iti kathayanti suvarNE sIsanE cha
>>> asmAkaM tulyaprapattiritivat....."
>>> Which says one who sees no difference between Hari and Hara, for them
>>> cannot perceive the difference between Gold and Lead. How can they know
>>> the value of Gold if they can't find any difference.
>>> Shri.Annangacharya says that Narayana is like Gold and Shiva is like Lead
>>> and one who can't see the difference between them fail to recognize the
>>> value of precious element called Gold.
>>> So, this is how our scholars indulged in paraspara dvEsha bhAva in
>>> so-called good old days
>>> also !!
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