[Advaita-l] Please answer to this
H S Chandramouli
hschandramouli at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 04:21:26 CDT 2015
Sri Venkat Ji,
Please check the following link concerning differences between Bhamati and
Vivarana schools of thought. The explanation is by Sri Mani Dravid
<< http://www.ambaa.org/pdf/bhamati-vivarana-differences-explained.pdf >>
On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 4:27 PM, Sundaram Venkatraman via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Dear Subramanianji,
> Thank you very much for your wonderful clarifications. I don't know
> Kannada. But from the title of the first Kannada book 'Akshobya Vijaya
> Vibhrama' referred to by you, I get a feeling the story about the victory
> of Akshobhya Theertha over Swami Vidyaranya in a debate is an illusion. Can
> you confirm this please?
> One more request from my side. I am generally aware of the tenets of
> advaita vedanta. But when it comes to discussions on Shankara and
> post-shankara advaita and the differences between the two, I am lost. More
> specifically my questions are
> 1. In what ways are Bhamati and Vivarana schools different from original
> Shankara Vedanta and from each other?
> 2. Did the differences arise after the period of the 4 direct disciples of
> Shankara or the direct disciples themselves deviated from Shankara in
> important ways?
> You may also refer me if possible to good books, if any, on the subject.
> My pranams to you,
> > >
> > > 2) And also,he said vidhyaranya got defeated by akshobhya theertha
> > > vakhyartha of "tat tvam asi"...
> > >
> > > In respect of that, vidhyaranya installed a vijaya sthamba in
> > > for respecting akshobhya theertha...
> > >
> > > Weather it is true that vidhyaranaya got defeated by akshobhya
> > > for vakhyartha of tat tvam asi?
> > >
> > > Or it is just dvaithi's crooked up story for down grading other
> > philosophy
> > > acharyas?
> > >
> > To get a good idea about the above please read the three Kannada books of
> > Sri G.R.Patil of Dharwad:
> > 1. Akshobhya vijaya vibhrama
> > 2. Vidyaranya vishayaka ākṣepa nirāsa
> > 3. Sri Vidyaranya Vijaya Dundubhi
> > The first two books are out of stock/print. You may request the author
> > personally. The last one is available in Bangalore at Vidya Bharati
> > Shankara Maṭha Road.
> > regards
> > vs
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