New member introduction: Satish Arigela

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Thu Sep 28 00:00:58 CDT 2000

On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Satish Arigela wrote:

>    i too read the same. i heard that the famous
> commentator Abhinavagupta does not even spare
> dualisitic shaivas in his criticism of schools other
> than kashmira shaivam.
>     One of the monks(shrii subhramuniya swami--kauii)
> of shaiva siddhanta(SS) school claims that SS is
> strongly advaitic and quotes extensively from
> Tirumantiram and other agamas.however he agrees of a
> slight difference.
>  i personally feel that Tirumantiram has a slant
> towards advaita.

Even the Advaita-oriented system of Shaiva thought accept the idea that
the supreme priciple (Sadashiva) performs actions.  This is unaceptable to
Advaita Vedanta which teaches that actions are a superimposition upon

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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