Advaita parampara

Srikrishna Ghadiyaram srikrishna_ghadiyaram at YAHOO.COM
Thu Sep 19 21:45:22 CDT 2002

Hari Om !!

--- "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM> wrote:
> A side question:
> We recite: sadAsiva samarambham ....
> also, I know based on Bhagavata tradition, we
> believe
> Lord Narayana taught Sanaka, Sanandana rishis.
> What is the reconciliation between these two
> statements ?
> If I understand your question correctly, you are
> asking if our parampara
> stems from Shiva Bhagavan or Vishnu Bhagavan?
> The answer is both.  They are one and the same!  I
> believe once Swami
> Chandrashekhara Bharati was asked about the usage of
> Om Namo Narayana by
> Dashanami sannyasis.  He replied that it was only
> parabrahman being
> referred to who manifests as Brahma, Vishnu, and
> Mahesha.

Well, I am not disputing the Unity of Siva and
Narayana. That is not the point of discussion.

If we are talking so much of 'Tradition', we should
have a 'traditional' answer as well. Right ?

As far as Bhagavata is concerned, there is an
acceptable account to this effect. Similarly, what is
the origin or 'sadAsiva samArambhAm ....' ?

Om Namo Narayanaya !!


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