Kashmiri Shaivism

Shrinivas Gadkari sgadkari2001 at YAHOO.COM
Thu May 2 14:58:49 CDT 2002

>I have posted, at different times in the past, my own
>thoughts on this but no one has come back to tell me
>off or correct my error so I am left thinking, 'Am I
>just being very silly suggesting such a thing.'

Namaste KenJi,

Actually many of your posts are very interesting and
offer an opportunity to learn.

>In the Western tradition these two ways of negation
>and affirmation are known as the 'apophatic and
>katophatic' and seen as contrary. I do not think that
>they have to be and I believe I have read some verses
>in Upadesa Sahasri that would teach this.  I will try
>to find them again as this is a very important point
>in our understanding.

Yes, depending on how one understands this point, the
sadhana of the person is shaped.

Best regards
Shrinivas Gadkari

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