What is adhikAra? (fwd)

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Tue Jun 16 16:01:55 CDT 1998

On Mon, 8 Jun 1998, Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian wrote:

> Ram Chandran wrote:
> > I beg to disagree with you.  Vedas are the direct revealations from God
> > with no authorship whatsoever! We had a great Oral tradition.  Here is
> > the statment from Paramacharya about Vedas: "When Brahma took form,
> What a joke. I specifically said "texts". It's quite obvious that the
> veda-s, esp the upanishhad-s, are the canonical "texts" for advaita.
> Period. Instead of a composed text the veda-s take the place. That it
> was not "composed" is of no consequence. It plays the same role.

Yes and why on earth should something be considered less of a text because
it's not written down?

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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