[Advaita-l] Vaadiraaja Teertha's Yuktimallika - Akhandarthavaada Criticism - Slokas 1-972 to 1-980
svedagarbha at gmail.com
Fri Jul 7 11:24:43 EDT 2017
On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 4:31 AM, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Response - Vaadiraaja has not understood Nirgunatva of Brahman and he has
> not understood Brahman cannot be Vaacyartha of any word.
The doctrine of "Brahman cannot be vAchyArtha of any word" is disputed in
The Lakshyartha is not like in the Ganga example because there
> is no bank or part of Brahman. Brahman is Whole and without parts. The
> Lakshyartha of Brahman cannot mean a part of Brahman like in Ganga's
> Lakshyartha. Therefore the example is wrong.
Bank (tIra) is not part of Ganga, but "associated" to Ganga by virtue of it
being near to it.
Similarly, since Brahman is Eka Eva in AV, such Brahman cannot have any
relationship/association with non-Brhamn entities and hence usage of
lakShyartha is meaning less in AV.
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