[Advaita-l] Rudra creates Brahmā and Viṣṇu
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 20 00:56:49 CDT 2016
Gayatriji wrote as follows:
<To my knowledge, I never invoked oneness of deities. You are merely
assuming things. In fact, the above argument is applicable to the
opposite party. They thoroughly denigrate Vishnu first and in the end
they claim that all deities are one and the same.>
It is very clear from her statement that Gayatriji had not read Adi Shankara's "Prabodha Sudhakara". Had she read that she could not have made this absurd statement.
On Fri, 8/19/16, D Gayatri via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Rudra creates Brahmā and Viṣṇu
To: "jagannathan mahadevan" <jagannathan.mahadevan at gmail.com>
Cc: "A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
Date: Friday, August 19, 2016, 3:16 AM
> All your arguments
and quotes are very inconsistent with the advaita
So you think the
works that I quoted do not belong to Shankara or
Vyasa? Does the BSB not belong to Shankara?
Does the Mbh not belong to
> When it
suits you, you invoke oneness of deities, and when it does
not, you invoke supremacy of your deity (apparently
To my knowledge, I
never invoked oneness of deities. You are merely
assuming things. In fact, the above argument is
applicable to the
opposite party. They
thoroughly denigrate Vishnu first and in the end
they claim that all deities are one and the
> I dont think the intentions with which you
argue have any purpose.
dont think your post to me has any purpose either except to
> All the while you kept claiming
"shankara claimed so and so is supreme"..now when
you are shown that Shankara also claimed something contrary
to your view...you say he "would not have."
The opponents were quoting
from the VSN bhAshya, which I have always
doubted is an authentic work of Shankara.
That's why I kept confined
myself to his
universally accepted authentic works like BSB, BU
> Like Kartik pointed out,
you dont seem to be prepared to accept that all arguments
and participants have to follow the same set of rules.
Can you list out what rules
that I did not follow?
> Politely, it would be beneficial if you
would withdraw from posting more on Vishnu is Supreme
argument as I believe you started the pointless
This is what I
do not understand. When Shiva is talked of as supreme
and Vishnu is denigrated, it does not bother
you. Why does it bother
you so much if the
opposite point of view is presented?
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