Advaita and advaita vedanta?

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 21 18:51:56 CDT 1999

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian <ramakris at EROLS.COM> wrote:

>But this consciousness still has to be fleeting, i.e., it cannot
>persist, in which case it would become a substratum. I fail to see how
>they can equate a non-dual state with pure-consciousness dismissing at
>the same time the ontological implications.

That is one of the standard criticisms raised against this school.

Is this school the same as
>the viGYAnavAda school?

Yes, the text vijnAptimAtratAsiddhi seems to be clearly aligned with
yogAcAra and vijnAnavAda buddhism.


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