Nature of Consciousness

Elizabeth Lisot Parvatijai at AOL.COM
Sat Jul 24 08:46:38 CDT 1999

In a message dated 7/23/1999 1:34:31 PM Central Daylight Time,
anandhudli at HOTMAIL.COM writes:

<<  I have been thinking about Shri Abhinava Vidya Tirtha's characterization
  of Buddhism as "avaidika." There, he seems to indicate that an  "avaidika"
  tradition is one that does not follow the Vedas *fully*. What is the
  significance of this? Let me try to explain. I would be interested to know
  if others see this more clearly. >>

There is a very good book on this subject:

"Early Advaita Vedanta and Buddhism (The Mahayana context of the
Gaudapadiya-karika)" published by State University of New York Press, 1995,
by Richard King, professor of Religious Studies, Scotland.

Jai Ma,

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